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April 21, 2014

April 21, 2014

Number of results: 1,291

**Factoring**

x2(squared)-4x+4 I would factor this into (X - 2)(X - 2) If you don't know the rules for factoring, post, and we can show you how to do it. I don't know the factoring rules. My algebra teacher couldn't teach.
*Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 5:01pm by Amanda*

**Math-Factoring**

Hey I need help factoring 5x^4-180x^2. I'm used to factoring with three numbers, and not two. How would you do just two like this? Thanks
*Monday, January 19, 2009 at 6:58pm by Greg*

**GR.10 MATH.**

i want to noe what is the DIFERENCE between partial and complete factoring. an e.g of a partial factoring problem is y=2x^2+8x+5 an e.g of complete factoring is y=x^2+3x-10
*Monday, April 27, 2009 at 12:53am by nini*

**Algebra**

Steps to factoring this x^3 - 8 ? I'm only used to factoring out the x when the x is in the equation like x^ + x + x
*Sunday, October 3, 2010 at 6:45pm by Anonymous*

**FACTORING HELP ASAP**

i dont know how this works.. but im helping my friend with some factoring and i have a few questions
*Saturday, February 11, 2006 at 6:08pm by Cait*

**Precalc factoring**

im stuck on factoring (x-1)(2x^3+13x^2+8x-35) do i use synthetic division? if so what zero? thnks.
*Monday, October 29, 2012 at 9:00pm by Rebekah*

**Factoring- precalc**

im stuck on factoring (x-1)(2x^3+13x^2+8x-35) do i use synthetic division? if so what zero? thnks.
*Monday, October 29, 2012 at 9:58pm by Rebekah*

**Factoring**

Is this a different problem? You should be factoring -3p^2+84p-288 if it's the same one as before. Start by taking out a common -3.
*Sunday, November 25, 2007 at 7:20pm by Michael*

**Math - factoring**

Solve by factoring: 1.) x^2 - x - 12 = 0
*Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 7:06pm by Anna*

**math - Editorial**

I wondered the same thing, Reiny. I also Googled factoring to make sure that I was right -- and found several excellent sites that explain factoring.
*Tuesday, January 15, 2008 at 1:48pm by Ms. Sue*

**Math**

Im having problem with this. It's for the factoring trees. I know it's 4Χ21=84, i tried that, but it doesn't fit in the factoring trees.
*Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 9:23pm by Losa*

**math?? factoring**

100N/m d^2 - 57.3d= 0 sigh...I can't figure out how to find d know it's factoring but as to actual number to factor out...not so sure. Thanks
*Monday, April 14, 2008 at 11:57am by ~christina~*

**Math: Factoring**

I'm having a hard time factoring polynomials, especially 3rd degree. -x^3+2x^2+4x-8 -x^3-5x^2+20x+12 I don't know how to begin. I thought long division, but what would I divide by?
*Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 4:37pm by Amelie*

**Calc**

Don't worry about setting it equal to 0. Since we're factoring, it is equal to 0. (You can write that = 0 in your work if you want.) That's difficult to continue factoring. Here's a hint: 4 x 24 is 96.
*Sunday, November 25, 2007 at 4:11pm by Michael*

**Quadratic Equations**

I do not see an easier method except factoring trial and error. For this particular problem, you will probably get the answers by trial factoring quite easily. Remember that this is a cubic equation, which actually has a solution formula more complicated than the above. There ...
*Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 1:03pm by MathMate*

**factoring**

Factor completely: 2x2 50 To indicate x squared, use this notation x^2. 2x^2-50 = 2(x^2-25) You should be able to continue the factoring with the site that Lance has given you. I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.
*Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at 9:59am by Jojo*

**factoring**

I cannot figure these out.Can someone Factor completely: 3x2 - x - 4 I suppose this is actually 3x^2 -x-4 If so: (3x-4)(x+1) Now I'd like you to look at the following website: http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/AllBrowsers/1314/Factoring.asp
*Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at 10:00am by Jojo*

**Algebra Question**

When I'm factoring ax^2 + bx + c, is it fine to switch signs in the factoring answer? For example: Can (2x - 5)(3x + 5) become (2x + 5)(3x - 5)?
*Friday, March 7, 2014 at 1:01am by Anonymous*

**algebra**

When page be open click: 2a^2-3a=-5 Then option: Solve by Factoring(includes Factoring by Grouping) and cilck option: solve it!
*Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 2:50pm by Bosnian*

**MORE MATH**

What is the factoring by grouping? When factoring a trinomial, why is it necessary to write the trinomials in four terms? I will be happy to critique your thinking on this. I do not understand to even answer it? (Broken Link Removed) (Broken Link Removed) How do we determine ...
*Tuesday, June 14, 2005 at 11:05pm by jenn*

**Math(factoring)**

I need help with factoring trinomials completely. My teacher's example is: 2x^2-12x+18 2(x^2-6x+9) 2(x-3)(x-3) I need help with: 6x^2-26x-20 I just can't get this stuff so if you can please help me I'd greatly appreciate it.
*Friday, February 29, 2008 at 7:34pm by Nick*

**Sally**

I have a factoring question; what is 8a^2-8a-30? I've been working on this for a while and I think I understand factoring, but I'm not getting the right answer, which is supposed to be 2(2a-5)(2a+3). Any help would be so appreciated! :)
*Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at 6:50pm by Math*

**factoring**

The first step in factoring is to move everything to one side. 6d^2 + 2d = 10d + 35 6d^2 - 8d - 35 = 0. However, I cannot find real roots for this equation. Are you sure you typed it correctly?
*Saturday, January 1, 2011 at 8:38pm by Marth*

**Math**

2x(x+3) = 0 Is there a way to solve that using the below methods? Substitute zero for f(x) and find the roots of the resulting equation, or graph the function and determine the x-intercepts of the graph. Finding the roots of a single variable equation may involve factoring. ...
*Monday, December 5, 2011 at 5:15pm by -Untamed-*

**Algebra**

What is factoring by grouping? When factoring a trinomial by grouping, why is it necessary to write the trinomial in four terms?
*Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 3:57pm by Bo*

**DQ**

What is factoring by grouping? When factoring a trinomial by grouping, why is it necessary to write the trinomial in four terms?
*Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 7:38pm by Bo*

**Algebra Question**

Factoring is quickest and best if simple integer factors are possible The quadratic equation and completing the square are the same thing as far as I am concerned. This is the way to go if you have a calculator handy and the numbers are too nasty for factoring. Use a graph if ...
*Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 6:53pm by Damon*

**Algebra**

I am having issues with factoring. I am trying to check my work using a TI84 Plus calculator but I don't know how to plug in a problem to check its factoring. Can anyone help? for example 44y^3+55y^2-11xy how can I go about plugging that in to check my work?
*Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 8:04am by Christopher*

**math (factoring quadratic trinomials)**

i am doing factoring with quadratic trinomials, And I dont understand any of it! The problem im working on is 5p2-22p+8 I factored it out to be (5p2-20p)(40p2-2p) I am so stuck, can anyone help
*Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 9:35pm by Tiffany*

**Factoring**

I wouldn't factor it to get the solutions. I would use the quadratic formula. p= (-84 +- sqrt (7056+2345)/-6 p= (-84 +- 102.53)/-6 p=31 or p=-3.09 Now factoring.. (3p-93)(p+3.09) check that, of course I rounded in the quadratic...
*Sunday, November 25, 2007 at 7:14pm by bobpursley*

**Algebra 2**

Steve, thank you for showing me again. Yes, I couldn't quite get it last time. I understood factoring out the 1/3 on the left side. I understood factoring the denominator on the right side. After that I have trouble. Could you please show it to me again with more steps in place?
*Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 4:30pm by Bart*

**algebra**

The 7r term disappears in the factoring process. The second order polynomials in the numerator and denominator were both factored by Damon. You may need to review the factoring process; it is an important part of algebra. You can multiply the two monomial factors back together...
*Thursday, December 23, 2010 at 4:33pm by drwls*

**math**

6. Solve by factoring. m² + 8m + 7 = 0 (1 point)8, 7 7, 1 *7, 1 7, 1 7. Solve by factoring. n² + 2n 24 = 0 (1 point)12, 2 2, 12 *6, 4 4, 6 Please Help
*Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 4:12pm by James*

**Math**

My son's homework asks us to find the product by factoring the tens. The problem is 6 x 2, 6 x 20 and 6 x 200. I see how to do 6 x 2 (memory factor) and the 6 x 20 would be (6 x 2) and (1 x 10) then 12 x 10 = 120 but how does he show his work for 6 x 200 factoring by tens? Help
*Monday, September 16, 2013 at 7:53pm by Denise*

**math-factoring**

Sal Khan does a good job to work through one of your kind of problems http://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/polynomials/v/factoring-trinomials-with-a-non-1-leading-coefficient-by-grouping
*Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 8:10pm by Reiny*

**Math (Algebra 2)**

Factoring by Using a Quadratic Form Problem: x^4 + 8x^2 - 20 What I have so far: (x^2)^2 + 8(x^2) - 20 a^2 + 8a - 20 For some reason my textbook says to substitute the (x^2) with (a) as you can see in the las step. The next step after that is factoring [a^2 + 8a - 20].
*Monday, January 31, 2011 at 7:15pm by Mike*

**Math**

these questions have been 'fudged' so that they can be done mentally by using basic factoring techniques. for the first 7.7^2-2.3^2 , I see the difference of squares = (7.7 + 2.3)(7.7-2.3) = 10 (5.4) = 54 the last one uses 'common factoring' 43*56 + 43*44 = 43(56+44) = 43*100...
*Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 2:35pm by Reiny*

**Algebra 2**

Thank you for your help. I still need some more explaining. I understand factoring out the 1/3 on the left hand side. I also understand factoring the denominator on the right hand side. After that I have trouble. Could you please show it to me again, but this time with more ...
*Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 1:44pm by Bart*

**factoring**

let f(m)=m^3 + 3m^2 + 3m + 1 notice f(-1) = 0, so m+1 is a factor. Using division, the answer is m^2 + 2m + 1 which factors once more to (m+1)(m+1) so you have (m+1)^3 = 0 and then m = -1 Are you familiar with Pascal's triangle? Did you notice the pattern in the coefficients 1...
*Sunday, March 11, 2007 at 10:11pm by Reiny*

**Algebra 1**

Well we are doing factoring and I don't quite understand this problem: (x+1)(x-3)=117 I simplified and got: x^2-3x+x-3=117 x^2-2x-3=117 x^2-2x-120=0 I split the middle term and got: x^2-12x+10x-120=0 What should I do next? I have no idea how to finish factoring this... thanks...
*Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 5:26pm by Meloney*

**PLEASE HELP/FACTORING POLYNOMIALS**

How can 2s - 16 be the same as 16s^6-2f^6 ? Those functions are totally different. One is sixth order in s and is linear in s. One has f as a variable and the other does not. 16s^6 -2f^6 = 2(8s^6 - f^6) = 2*(sqrt8 s^3 -f^3)(sqrt8 s^3+ f^3) Further factoring of the cubic terms ...
*Friday, January 14, 2011 at 8:43am by drwls*

**Algebra: factoring**

I need to find the value of x. 9x^3 + 9x = 30x^2 It's confusing because apparently I have to do 9x^3 + 9x and then add the + 30x^2 to it, and then make it equal 0, so it ends up like this: 9x^3 + 9x + 30x^2 = 0 And afterward, I would factor it. How do you factor it? I'm having...
*Thursday, December 4, 2008 at 6:24pm by Rachelle*

**Math help please**

I'm so lost on this math Hw it's over factoring variables and I don't get it. Like my teach said that we are supposed to have the number and letter in front of everything. For example: -14x^2-7x+21 For factoring I got 7x(-2x-1+3) Because my teacher told me to to combine both 7...
*Monday, February 24, 2014 at 8:54pm by Anonymous*

**business**

Which of the following statements most represents a drawback to receiving financing through factoring? The business that buys the accounts receivable takes responsibility for collecting them. Its available to companies who dont qualify for unsecured loans. Factoring is only ...
*Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 11:34am by Anonymous*

**algebra**

which method do you use to solve this equation.(x-1)^2=7. Is it the factoring method or the sqare root method I would take the square root of each side. (x-1)= +- sqrt7 Now for the factoring method: (x-1)^2=7 (x-1)^2-7=0 you have a difference of two squares.. ((x-1) +sqrt7)((x...
*Thursday, May 17, 2007 at 7:54pm by Tony*

**Math**

That is a big subject, especially for cubics and higher order polynomials. I recommend that you start by reading this: http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/Alg/Factoring.aspx
*Monday, February 1, 2010 at 1:06am by drwls*

**math**

You can factor it out like this. 120 / \ 2 60 / \ 2 30 / \ 2 15 / \ 3 5 by factoring out to just prime number you can see which numbers 120 is divisible by. Also is you multiply some of these factors together you can find other factors. oh and don't forget the number 1 and the...
*Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 8:04pm by Chrys*

**trigonometry**

can i use factoring to simplify this trig identity? the problem is sinx + cotx * cosx i know the answer is cscx and i know how to get it but i want to know if i can do factoring to get it bc i tried to but it wont give me the answer . this is the step i went through: 1) sinx...
*Monday, December 3, 2012 at 11:52pm by v*

**Math: Factoring**

First find one root by trial and error. Call it a. Then divide (x-a) into the cubic using long division to get a quadratic equation. Get the roots of that by the usual method. For the equation -x^3+2x^2+4x-8, one of the roots is x=2. Divide (x-2) into -x^3+2x^2+4x-8, and you ...
*Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 4:37pm by drwls*

**math algebra**

Part 1: Which part of the quadratic formula tells you whether the quadratic equation can be solved by factoring and why? 1. −b 2. b2 − 4ac 3. 2a Part 2: Create your own quadratic equation. Using complete sentences, and your answer from part 1, determine whether ...
*Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 5:14pm by Ka'Sandra *

**Algebra!**

http://www.algebrahelp.com/lessons/factoring/trinomial/
*Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 2:35pm by Ms. Sue*

**math**

http://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/factoring.html
*Monday, September 9, 2013 at 5:01pm by Ms. Sue*

**math**

In google type: quadratic equation online When you see list of results click on: Free Online Quadratic Equation Solver:Solve by Quadratic Formula When page be open click option Solve by Factoring (includes Factoring by Grouping) then in rectangle type 2x^2 + 13x + 20=0 and ...
*Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 10:13pm by Bosnian*

**MATH**

In google type: quadratic equation online When you see list of results click on: Free Online Quadratic Equation Solver:Solve by Quadratic Formula When page be open click option Solve by Factoring (includes Factoring by Grouping) then in rectangle type 2x^2+5x+3=0 and click ...
*Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 10:16pm by Bosnian*

**algebra2**

Your question usually requires as least one chapter in a math text book. here are some pages you might want to look at. http://www.themathpage.com/alg/factoring-trinomials.htm http://www.algebrahelp.com/lessons/factoring/trinomial/pg3.htm Salman Khan has two good videos: http...
*Monday, February 27, 2012 at 4:20am by Reiny*

**physics**

In this problem, we will carry out some steps of the quantum factoring algorithm for N=91. (a) What is the period k of the periodic superposition set up by the quantum factoring algorithm if it chooses x=8? I.e. what is the period of f(j)=8j(mod91) (b) Using your answer to (a...
*Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 11:55am by manu*

**Algebra 2**

Two days ago "Steve" helped me with this problem. I am grateful to him. I didn't get it and asked for him to help me again. He showed it to me again, but I needed more steps shown. Then I think he was finished for tutoring for the day before I could see it again with more ...
*Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 12:21pm by Bart*

**Quantum Physics**

We will carry out some steps of the quantum factoring algorithm for N=91 (a) What is the period k of the periodic superposition set up by the quantum factoring algorithm if it chooses x=8? I.e. what is the period of f(j)=8j(mod91) (b) Using your answer to (a), find a ...
*Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 10:36pm by ss01*

**physics**

n this problem, we will carry out some steps of the quantum factoring algorithm for N=15. (a) What is the period k of the periodic superposition set up by the quantum factoring algorithm if it chooses x=2? (b) Assume that we found this k using period finding algorithm. Use k ...
*Friday, March 22, 2013 at 3:32am by s*

**factoring**

no, it doesn't.
*Monday, December 3, 2007 at 7:20pm by Chujung*

**factoring**

oh, okay, thanks!
*Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at 7:04pm by Chujung*

**factoring**

A) (x^2 + x + 1) (x^2 - x +1) B) (x^2 + x + 1) (x^8 - x^7 + x^5 - x^4 + x^3 - x + 1 )
*Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 11:42am by gamacmua*

**factoring**

thanks!
*Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 11:42am by MTTT**

**factoring**

Thanks :)
*Monday, February 16, 2009 at 11:07pm by Lena*

**Math**

Check this site. http://www.intmath.com/Factoring-fractions/6_Multiplication-division-fractions.php
*Thursday, September 18, 2008 at 9:14pm by Ms. Sue*

**Algebra Question**

If the numbers are reasonably small the first thing I try is factoring If the coefficient of the square term is 1, and the middle term is even, then completing the square works great For all other cases I simply use the quadratic formula, knowing that it always works. One of ...
*Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 6:53pm by Reiny*

**physics**

In this problem, we will carry out some steps of the quantum factoring algorithm for N = 15 (a) What is the period k of the periodic superposition set up by the quantum factoring algorithm if it chooses x = 2 ? (b) Assume that we found this k using period finding algorithm. ...
*Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 5:07am by Gyanno*

**Algebra 2**

I am trying to factor a 4th degree polynomial that does not have any rational roots. I need to somehow get it factored into two quadratics. Anyone know of a method to use. 3x^4 - 8x^3 - 5x^2 + 16x - 5 Two of the irrational roots are 1.135.. and 0.382.. but that won't help you ...
*Friday, March 9, 2007 at 12:46am by Brenda*

**Quantum Physics**

In this problem, we will carry out some steps of the quantum factoring algorithm for N = 15 (a) What is the period k of the periodic superposition set up by the quantum factoring algorithm if it chooses x = 2 ? (b) Assume that we found this k using period finding algorithm. ...
*Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 1:31pm by Gyanno*

**Quantum Physics**

In this problem, we will carry out some steps of the quantum factoring algorithm for N = 15 (a) What is the period k of the periodic superposition set up by the quantum factoring algorithm if it chooses x = 2 ? (b) Assume that we found this k using period finding algorithm. ...
*Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 1:22am by Gyanno*

**Factoring by Grouping**

yes
*Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 10:08pm by Reiny*

**factoring**

so do u succeed??
*Monday, February 11, 2008 at 6:04pm by mk-tintin*

**Math(factoring)**

6(y^2-4) 6(y-2)(y+2)...
*Friday, February 29, 2008 at 7:34pm by Jake1214*

**math-factoring**

thanks!
*Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 6:08pm by hailey*

**math**

Are you factoring?
*Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at 10:05pm by Chopsticks*

**math**

FACTORING
*Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 10:06pm by Anonymous*

**math**

(1/8)-(1/8)2+(1/8)3 = (1/8)(1-2+3) by factoring.
*Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 10:32pm by Marth*

**algebra**

are you factoring?
*Friday, April 1, 2011 at 5:08pm by Sydney*

**Math: Factoring**

yes
*Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 8:56pm by Ashley*

**Factoring Trinomials**

But 1 * 4 = 4 as well :)
*Monday, October 31, 2011 at 6:40pm by Damon*

**factoring polynomials help?**

You're welcome!
*Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 7:16pm by MathMate*

**factoring**

is x^3 +8 factorable?
*Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 3:52pm by skye*

**Factoring**

thanks so much!!
*Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 7:15am by Rebekah*

**Algebra word problems**

The area of a rectangle is found by multiplying the length by the width: A=lw. A certain rectangle has an area os x^2+7x +12. Factor the trinomial to find the length ad width of the rectagle. Please read at this site: http://www.themathpage.com/alg/factoring-trinomials.htm ...
*Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 3:25pm by deborah*

**algebra,math**

My qustion is for the following the problem reads as follows (x-1)^2 = 7 x-1=+- sqrt 7 x= 1+- sqrt 7 the method they use was factoring in order to simplify the equation to make it easier is this correc? x^2-9x-4=6 x^2-9x-10=0 (x-10)(x+1)=0 What method did they use here I think...
*Monday, April 2, 2007 at 5:49pm by jasmine20*

**math**

factoring (5x+9)(x-4) = 0 x = -9/5 or x = 4
*Monday, January 28, 2008 at 7:24pm by Damon*

**factoring**

So what is the right answer?
*Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 4:17pm by Miley*

**factoring**

ok, i think i get it now. thank you!
*Monday, February 11, 2008 at 6:04pm by JSS*

**factoring**

i got it. thanks a lot*
*Monday, February 11, 2008 at 6:04pm by alicia**

**intermediate algebra**

yes factoring and thanx!
*Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 6:33pm by cristina*

**Math (factoring)**

Yes. typo: (x^3-y^3)
*Saturday, September 27, 2008 at 8:01pm by Damon*

**Mathematics**

Oh, I do agree with the factoring but did not do it.
*Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 6:10pm by Damon*

**Factoring**

4x(2xy-y-1)
*Wednesday, October 22, 2008 at 1:38pm by bobpursley*

**8H MAth**

factoring
*Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 9:43pm by Abbi*

**math factoring**

2h^2-h-3=0
*Monday, March 9, 2009 at 6:59pm by Debbie*

**math factoring**

(2h-3)(h+1) = 0
*Monday, March 9, 2009 at 6:59pm by drwls*

**Math-Factoring**

Right!
*Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 9:19am by PsyDAG*

**PLEASE HELP/FACTORING POLYNOMIALS**

thank u
*Friday, January 14, 2011 at 8:43am by AMY*

**Factoring**

x/x + 12 -1 = 1/2x
*Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 9:44pm by Anonymous*

**Math**

Will someone help me with factoring?
*Monday, May 2, 2011 at 8:17am by Diana*

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