Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 3:48pm.
i have trouble factoring this equation any time x^2 has a number before it i get confused and don't know how to factor
how would you solve this
3x^2+5x2

Math  PsyDAG, Monday, April 11, 2011 at 12:29pm
Find two factors for each end term (3,1 or 3,1) and (2,1 or 2,1).
Figure how they could be summed to get the middle term.
However, I could not do this. Do you have a typo?
3x^2 + 5x  2 = (3x1)(x+2)
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