Posted by **ant** on Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 7:01pm.

what are the factor of the following trinomial?

3t^2 + 19t + 6

a) (t + 1)(3t + 6)

b) (3t + 1)(t + 6)

c) (t - 1) (3t + 6)

d) (3t - 1) (t + 6)

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**MathMate**, Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 7:17pm
If we note that 19=3*6+1*1, we would choose the answer where all signs are positive, and which gives the term 18t².

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**Julia Brown**, Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 8:52pm
Look at answer (b).

Step 1.

Multiply 3t by t

Step 2.

Multiply 3t by 6

Step 3.

Multiply 1 by t

Step 4.

Multiply 1 by 6

That gives you

3t^2+18t+t+6

Step 5.

End Result

3t^2 + 19t + 6

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