Posted by **lala** on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 7:56am.

Factorize (x+2)^2 + x^2 +6x + 8

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**Brian**, Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 8:04am
=x^2+4x+4+x^2+6x+8

=2x^2+10x+12

=2(x^2+5+6)

=(x+2)(x+3)

=x=-3,-2

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 8:56am
picking up from Brian's third-last line

= 2(x^2+5+6)

should have been

= 2(x^2+5x+6)

= 2(x+2)(x+3)

This is the fully factored form, there was no equation to "solve"

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