# factoring

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**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

**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.

**Algebra**

Solve the equation. Use factoring or the quadratic formula, whichever is appropriate. Try factoring first. If you have any difficulty factoring, then go right to the quadratic formula. (Enter your answers as a comma-separated list.) (x+2)^2 + (x-7)(x-2)=16

**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

**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

**FACTORING HELP ASAP**

i don't know how this works.. but im helping my friend with some factoring and i have a few questions

**Precalc factoring**

im stuck on factoring (x-1)(2x^3+13x^2+8x-35) do i use synthetic division? if so what zero? thnks.

**Factoring- precalc**

im stuck on factoring (x-1)(2x^3+13x^2+8x-35) do i use synthetic division? if so what zero? thnks.

**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)?

**Algebra 1-Factoring Help!**

Factor completely. if the polynomial is prime, state this. -6x^2-21x-9 I am confused about how to factoring. Thanks!

**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! :)

**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.

**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?

**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

**math**

I don't understand factoring. One of my homework questions asks for that. The question is "The area of a rectangular garden is given by the trinomial x to the 2nd power plus x -42. What are the possible dimensions of the rectangle? Use factoring.

**Math - factoring**

Solve by factoring: 1.) x^2 - x - 12 = 0

**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.

**Math - Factoring Trinomials**

I need help factoring 2y^2-2y-24. The answer I got was 2(y+3)(y+3). However the correct answer is 2(y+3)(y-4).

**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

**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].

**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. ...

**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

**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 ...

**Algebra**

What is factoring by grouping? When factoring a trinomial by grouping, why is it necessary to write the trinomial in four terms?

**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...

**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?

**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...

**math (factoring quadratic trinomials)**

i am doing factoring with quadratic trinomials, And I don't 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

**Algebra 1-Factor by Grouping Help!**

Factor. Use factoring by grouping even though it would seem reasonable to first combine like terms 3u^2-7-21u+49 Would be the same procedure as factoring polynomial? Thanks!

**Algebra II**

Need help please. Thank you. 1. Determine whether the function has a maximum or minimum. State that value. f(x)= -2x^2-4x 2. Determine what c would in order to complete the square. x^2-5x+c 3. Solve the quadratic by factoring. 3x^2-16x+5=0 4. Solve the quadratic by factoring. ...

**DQ**

What is factoring by grouping? When factoring a trinomial by grouping, why is it necessary to write the trinomial in four terms?

**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...

**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...

**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

**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...

**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. It’s available to companies who don’t qualify for unsecured loans. Factoring is ...

**Math (Quadratics)**

3. Solve for x in 8x^2 + 2x - 4 = 0 I have tried factoring, taking out a GCF then factoring, completing the square, and got a bunch of wrong answers. I thought we were supposed to complete the square, so maybe I'm just doing that wrong. I'm not looking for the answer to the ...

**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...

**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...

**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...

**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 ...

**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 ...

**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 ...

**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 ...

**math help**

I need help factoring this out 6a^2-5a+1 okay so now after revising (3a-1)(2a ) the last part i don't know how to actually get -5 and 1 Factoring is not my strong suit. However, by the term "+1", you know that both of the signs in your parenthesis are going to be the same (...

**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 ...

**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. ...

**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 ...

**8H MAth**

factoring

**math factoring**

2h^2-h-3=0

**math factoring**

2w(4w+1)=1

**math**

n^2+8n+12 factoring

**mATH**

x^2+3x-4=50 how do i do this by factoring

**factoring**

5t^2-24t-5

**factoring**

is x^3 +8 factorable?

**Algebra**

Factoring 9w-w^3

**Quantum Computing**

In this problem, we will carry out some steps of the quantum factoring algorithm for N=21. (a) What is the period k of the periodic superposition set up by the quantum factoring algorithm if it chooses x=2? In other words, what is the period of f(j)=2^j (mod 21). (b) Assume ...

**factoring polynomials**

HELP!! This has me stumped! x^2-4y^2-4x+4

**factoring**

how do you factor/get roots for 3x^2+6x+1?

**Factoring by Grouping**

Is this right? x^5+4x^3+7x^2+28 x^3(x^2+4)+7(x^2+4) x^2+4)(x^3+7)

**Factoring**

How do I factor -3p^2+66p+9

**factoring**

8xcubed minus 27

**factoring**

factor these expressions A) x^4+x^2+1 B) x^10+x^5+1

**Factoring**

What is the answer to: 8x^2y-4xy-4x

**Algebra 2**

Solve by factoring: 2x^2+7x-4=0

**math-factoring**

how do you factor this 8x^3+27

**algebra**

2a^2+5a-3=0 solve by factoring

**factoring**

How would I factor this: x^2 - 3x - 1

**math**

how do you finish factoring 3x(x^2-2x-8)

**Algebra**

Solve by factoring: x^2+2x+4x+8=0 Thank you!

**algebra**

Solve by factoring x^2 -2x -24=0

**algebra**

Solve by factoring x^2 -2x -24=0

**help factoring this trinomial**

2x^2-10x+8

**math**

solve by factoring 6x - 5 = 6/x

**math**

factoring strategy 9x^2 + 4y^2

**Algebra**

solve by factoring: 2h^2-h-3=0

**math**

how do i solve by factoring x^4+2x^2y^2+9y^4

**math**

solve by factoring. x^2+5x+6=0

**math**

solve by factoring.. 3x^2+5x-2=0

**factoring quadratic expression**

w^2+2w+1

**factoring quadratic expression**

w^2+2w+1

**Math**

Solve by factoring: (2x+9)(x-6)=0

**Math**

Will someone help me with factoring?

**Algebra**

Solve by factoring. 2x^4 + x^2 = 1

**math**

Solve by factoring: 2a^2-3a= -5

**math**

solve by factoring 2a^2+3=7a Thanks

**algebra**

solve by factoring 2a^2-3a=-5

**algebra**

Solve by factoring: 3x^2 + 2x - 1 = 0

**algebra**

Solve by factoring: 6x^2 + x = 5

**Algebra**

Need help factoring 7x^2 + 7x -20

**Alg1, Factoring**

how to factor x^2+2x-3=0

**algebra 2**

x^2-4x-32=0 solve by factoring

**math**

Solve by Factoring 2a^2 - 3a = -5

**Math-factoring**

factor 5m^2-m-20

**algebra**

Complete the factoring. 3x^3+9x^2+6x

**Algebra**

Solve by factoring a^2-6a+9=0

**Algebra (factoring Polynomials)**

9w-w^3 2a^2+1+3a

**Algebra**

factoring 18z+45+z^2

**Math**

Solve by factoring x^3-4x^2-3x+18=0

**college Algebra**

Factoring 2a(a+3b) - 5(a+3b)