Posted by Nicole on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 9:55am.
Could you please help me factor the trinomial.
s^27s+12

Math  tchrwill, Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 10:06am
s^27s+12
Since the coefficient of s^2 is 1, the factors are of the form (s+/?)(s+/?)
What two numbers have a sum of 7 and a product of 12?
Clearly, 3 and 4.
SInce the sum is 7 and the product is +12, the only possibility is (s  3)(s  4)
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