math,algebra

posted by .

can someone help me i've tried different numbers but i can come out to factor this:

2b^2+6b-216=0

why don't you divide the equation by 2 to get b^2+3b-108=0

now by trial and error, can you find two factors of 108 that have a difference of 3?

(b-9)(2b+24)

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. algebra

    6RS +RR4 PQPQ P,Q,R and S represents four different digits. what digit does S represents?
  2. math, algebra

    Problem: A formula for a football player's rushing average r with a total of y yards rushed in n carries of the ball is r=y/n. Solve for n. I have no other information this is how its in the book how do i even solve for n if theres …
  3. Math

    a square + b square = 80 ft (c Square) Through trial and error I can tell you that 6 squared (36) and 12 squared (44)are what you're solving for, but I just used trial and error to figure it out. 12 square is 144, not 44 a and b can …
  4. math

    The rectangle given has a perimeter of 14 units. Find the value(s) of x by factoring a quadriatic equation. one side= 12/(x+1) other side= 6/(4-x) Remember that the perimeter of a rectangle is: P = 2L + 2W Note: P = perimeter, L = …
  5. math,correction

    Directions:Multiply Problem: ((x)/(3)+(3)/(4)) ((3x)/(4)-(3)/(5)) so the answer for it i got: ((20x^2+20x-36)/(80)) I worked it and I have what you have EXCEPT 29x instead of 20x. If you can't find the error, post your work and we …
  6. algebra

    Okay, how do you factor a polynomial when there is a number in front of the highest x term. For example: how would you factor 2x^2-11x+15 i know the answer is (2x-5)(x-3), right?
  7. Factor

    How do I factor these: 2x2 - 16x + 30 4x^2-9 x^2-5x 5x^2-26x+5 25x^2+4 Example: 2x^2 - 16x + 30 = 2 (x^2 - 8 x + 15) 2(x - 5)(x - 3) The first, factor out a 2 first. Then factor . The second...difference of two squares Third factor …
  8. math

    solve the equation x^3-5x^2-4x+20=0 I need a hint on how to solve this Look for the first root by graphical means or trial-and-error. Note that when x=2, x^3-5x^2-4x+20 = 8-20 -8 +20 = 0. Therefore 2 is one root and x-2 is a factor. …
  9. ?? Maths??

    Find the values of b and c for which x^2+bx+c is a factor of 2x^3-3x^2-3x-5 Ok, i've tried to find a factor of the quadratic function using trial and error. Let f(x) = 2x^3-3x^2-3x-5 f(1) is not equals to 0 f(-1) is not equals to 0 …
  10. Math - Quadratic Equations

    Two consecutive even numbers have a product of 288. What are the numbers?

More Similar Questions