Posted by **Alyssa** on Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 8:29pm.

2x^2-12x+32=x^2 how would I solve this by factoring?

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**Alex**, Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9:16pm
2x^2-12x+32=x^2

x^2-12x+32=0

(x-4)(x-8)

Use foil to check

x*x=X^2

-4*x=-4x

x*-8=-8x

-4*-8=32

Combine like terms

x^2-12x+32

Hope this helps

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**Reiny**, Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 10:23pm
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