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# Search: math- 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
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

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

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

Math
Im having problem with this. It's for the factoring trees. I know it's 4×21=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

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. Hi! Very nice site! Thanks you very much! BLFXJpr3LbWyHw...
Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 5:01pm by Amanda

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? http://schools.spsd.sk.ca/mount/hoffman/Math%2020/factoring/Easy%...
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 at 11:05pm by jenn

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

math-factoring
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 8:10pm by Reiny

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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-

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
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

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

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(...
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 2:35pm by Reiny

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

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

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
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

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

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 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 ...
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 4:30pm by Bart

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
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: 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. &#8722;b 2. b2 &#8722; 4ac 3. 2a Part 2: Create your own quadratic equation. Using complete sentences, and your answer from part 1, determine ...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 5:14pm by Ka'Sandra

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...
Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 8:04pm by Chrys

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

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

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

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

math-factoring
thanks!
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 6:08pm by hailey

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

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

Math: Factoring
sqrt-2/3 ?
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 8:56pm by Mgraph

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

Math-Factoring
Right!
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 9:19am by PsyDAG

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

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

8H MAth
factoring
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 9:43pm by Abbi

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

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

mATH
x^2+3x-4=50 how do i do this by factoring
Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 7:58pm by ADAM

math
n^2+8n+12 factoring
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 12:46pm by traci

Math
Solve by factoring: (2x+9)(x-6)=0
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 2:58pm by Jason

math
solve by factoring. x^2+5x+6=0
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 3:14pm by jenna d

math
Help with factoring this one: x^9+1 (x^3+1) (x^3-x^3+1) Is this correct?
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 9:26pm by lomas

math
solve by factoring 6x - 5 = 6/x
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 4:57pm by Giselle

Math-Factoring 2
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH...thanks..it's in the details.
Friday, April 16, 2010 at 12:26pm by marco

Math-Factoring 2
The last one shold be (x ) (x )
Friday, April 16, 2010 at 12:26pm by marco

math: factoring
9x^2-27y^2
Friday, March 20, 2009 at 9:49pm by briana

math factoring
2w(4w+1)=1
Monday, March 9, 2009 at 7:00pm by Debbie

math
Start by factoring the equation. Do you know how to do that?
Monday, November 3, 2008 at 5:54pm by DanH

math
when is partial factoring used?
Thursday, January 24, 2008 at 7:43am by Lena

Math
Then when is partial factoring used?
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at 11:42pm by Lena

math
Friday, September 14, 2007 at 11:14pm by need help

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

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 ...
Sunday, March 11, 2007 at 10:11pm by Reiny

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'...
Thursday, December 4, 2008 at 6:24pm by Rachelle

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

math
X=width X+4= length X(x+4)=60 You will be factoring
Friday, December 14, 2012 at 1:58pm by Mac

Math
Solve by Factoring: -0.125x^2+1.75x+7=0
Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 3:07pm by Alyx

Math-factoring
factor 5m^2-m-20
Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 9:39pm by Hank

math
Solve by Factoring 2a^2 - 3a = -5
Friday, May 11, 2012 at 8:53pm by kayla

Math: Factoring
sqrt=square root?
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 8:56pm by Mgraph

math
solve by factoring 2a^2+3=7a Thanks
Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 12:44am by Ashley

math
Solve by factoring: 2a^2-3a= -5
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 12:19pm by Taina

hello
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 9:35pm by briana

math
simplify by factoring &#8730;75
Sunday, May 29, 2011 at 7:07am by Anonymous

math factoring
a-&#8730;2/a-4 how to rationalize it? thank you so much
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 11:12pm by Sabrina

Factoring. x to the seccond powor -4
Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 3:45pm by studybuddyyy

math
solve by factoring.. 3x^2+5x-2=0
Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 6:28pm by tony

math factoring
5x^2-35+60
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 8:16pm by Alex

math
Try factoring it. f(x) = (1/2)x^3 - 2x = x[(x^2/2) -2) = (x/2)(x^2-4) = (x/2)(x+2)(x-2) is zero when x = -2, 0 or 2.
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 8:07am by drwls

math
factoring strategy 9x^2 + 4y^2
Monday, July 26, 2010 at 12:18pm by vera

math
Solve by factoring x^2+4x+5=0 need help
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 2:05am by Ashley

math
Use factoring to solve the equation. (x+6)(x+5)=2
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 10:23pm by scott

Math
Use factoring to solve each equation. (x+6)(x+5)=2
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 2:46pm by Scott

math
how do you solve factoring the binomial by grouping (x +3)y = (x+3)6=
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 1:13pm by namisha

Math
recommended steps for factoring a polynomial
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 9:24pm by Anonymous

math: factoring
how would i factor this 2x^2(p + q^3) - (p + q^3)
Friday, March 20, 2009 at 9:49pm by steven

math
how do you finish factoring 3x(x^2-2x-8)
Thursday, March 5, 2009 at 7:08pm by Angie

math (factoring)
how do i factor: 4q² - 9r² ??
Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 10:31am by carolina

math-factoring
so (2x+3)(4x^2-6x+9)
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 6:08pm by Damon

math-factoring
how do you factor this 8x^3+27
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 6:08pm by hailey

math
4x^4-18x^2=0 solve by factoring
Monday, August 25, 2008 at 11:27pm by som

Math
Simplify by factoring. ^3sqrt 54x^8
Sunday, February 24, 2008 at 10:25am by Sam

i need help with factoring
Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 8:11pm by mithcls

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

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