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# Homework Help: math

Posted by daniela on Monday, December 7, 2009 at 9:29pm.

Factor completely what does that mean

25a2 - 30a + 9

• math - drwls, Monday, December 7, 2009 at 9:33pm

It means look for monomial factors that give 25a^2 - 30a + 9
when they are multiplied together.

(5y -3)*(5y -3) = (5y -3)^2 will work

• math - bobpursley, Monday, December 7, 2009 at 9:33pm

(5a-3)(5a-3)

does this work?

• math - drwls, Monday, December 7, 2009 at 9:38pm

Sorry, I substituted y for a.
Another senior moment

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