Posted by **Crystal** on Friday, February 11, 2011 at 11:03pm.

Andrew factored the expression 54x^3-30x^2+15x as 5x(9x^2-6x+3) but when Melissa applied the distributive law and multiplied out 5x(9x^2-6x+3). she got 45x^3-30x^2+15x. thus andrew's solution does not appear to check. why is this? eplain your reasoning and correctly factor the original expression if possible.If the expression is a prime state so

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**art**, Friday, February 11, 2011 at 11:23pm
3x(18x^2-10x-5)

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