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Posted by **Toney** on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 9:21pm.

17x3 − x + 3 = x3 + 24x2 + x

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**MathMate**, Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 10:33pm17x3 − x + 3 = x3 + 24x2 + x

Transpose to put it in standard polynomial form.

16x³-24x²-2x+3=0

Try to factor by noting that

16:-24 is the same as -2:3

so (2x-3) is a factor

Regroup as:

8x²(2x-3)-(2x-3)=0

(8x²-1)(2x-3)=0

Can you take it from here?

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