# Factor completely or state that this is prime (cannot be factored) 2y^4 + 28y^3 + 98y^2 Note: x^2 is x-squared (that is, x with the superscript 2), etc. 2y^4 + 28y^3 + 98y^2 = 2 y^2 (y^2 + 14 y

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1. ## Math

Write the polynomial as a product of linear factors (in completely factored form) given x + 2 is a factor. p(x) = 3x^4 + 4x^3 - x^2 + 4x - 4 please help me =,(

2. ## math help

Factor f(x) into linear factors given that k is a zero of f(x). f(x)=x^3+(12-4i)x^2+(32-48i)x-128i, k=4i In completely factored form, f(x) =____ (factor completely. simplify your answer)

3. ## Algebra

1- Subtract (7a^2 - 3a) - (5a^2 - 5a) a) 2a^2 + 2a b) 2a^2 - 8a** c) 12a^2 - 8a d) 12a^2 + 2a 2- Is x(4x^2 - 16) completely factored? If not, how else can it be factored? a) no; 4 can be factored from each term of the binomial AND the resulting binomial is

4. ## math

Solve the mathematical puzzle. Determine the digits of Z from these clues. The fourth digit of Z is the largest prime factor of 35. The first digit of Z is the smallest prime factor of 24, other than 1. The last digit of Z plus the third digit of Z add to

5. ## Algebra

Consider the following polynomial function F(x)=-2x^3-x^2+13x-6 to answer the following question. If (x+3) is a factor of f(x) rewrite f(x) in completely factored form and identify the zeros f(x).

6. ## Math

I need help with these problems for a test. 1. Find the inverse of the one-to-one function. f(x)=5x+1/4. 2. The height of the water, H, in feet, at a boat dock t hours after 7 am is given by E=7+4.4cos pi/35 t, where t is time measured in seconds. Find the

7. ## math

Factor each polynomial, if possible. If the polynomial cannot be factored, write prime. 15b^2-24bf

8. ## Pre-Calculus

x = 2/7 is a root of 49x^3 - 126x^2 + 60x - 8 = 0. Factor the polynomial completely and list all real solutions. My answer: (x - 2)(7x - 2)^2 = 0 factored, and the solutions are x = 2 and x = 2/7.

9. ## Math

Petra is practicing factoring by grouping. She wants to factor the polynomial 16xy−4x^2+28y−7x. Her work is shown below. 16xy−4x^2+28y−7x 4x(4y−x)+7(4y−x) (4x+7)(4y−x) Which statements regarding Petra’s work are true? There may be more than

Factor completely x2 + 64. (x + 8)(x − 8) Prime (x + 8)(x + 8) (x − 8)(x − 8)

11. ## Math

A positive integer n is defined as a "prime interlude" if n-1 and n+1 are both prime numbers. Which of the following is not a "prime interlude?" a.4 b.18 c.30 d.72 e.90 ( First of all; What is a "prime interlude??") I don't understand the question and

12. ## polynomials

lol, i also have these Factor the polynomial x2 + 3x – 18. Which one of the following is a factor? Factor the polynomial 12x2 + 11x – 5 completely. Factor the polynomial 18a2b – 4ab + 10a completely Factor the polynomial 2x2 – 50 completely. Here's

13. ## math

factor completely. if the polynomial is prime, state this? -5b-66 + b^2

14. ## math

factor completely if polynomial is a prime state this. 10s^2+4st-6t^2

15. ## Algebra

One of the polynomials below cannot be factored using integers. Write “prime” for the one trinomial that does not factor and all the factors for the two that do. a) x2– 5x + 6 b) x2+ x + 6 c) 2x2– 2x + 12

16. ## math

Megan factored the expression (-12x^2+52x-35) as (-2x+5)(6x-7) but when Jacob applied FOIL principle and multiplied out (2x+5)(6x-7) he got (-12x^2+44x-35),thus megan's solution does not appear to check please help megan to understand better.Explain your

17. ## Just can't get it.

Factor completely or state that this is prime (cannot be factored) 2y^4 + 28y^3 + 98y^2 Note: x^2 is x-squared (that is, x with the superscript 2), etc. 2y^4 + 28y^3 + 98y^2 = 2 y^2 (y^2 + 14 y + 49) The last expression (in parentheses) is a perfect

Factor completely. If the polynomial cannot be factored say it is prime. 1) 15x^3 + 19x^2 + 6x A) (3x^2 +2)(5x+3) B) x(3x+2)(5x+3) C) x^2(3x+2)(5x+3) D) x(5x+2)(3x+3) E) Prime I chose E) Prime. 2) 2x^2 - 14x - 6x + 42 A) 2(x+7)(x+3) B) (x+7)(2x-6) C)

19. ## math

Completely factor the expression 2a3 − 128. A. 2(a − 4)3 B. 2(a − 4)(a2 + 4a + 16) C. 2(a3 − 64) D. Prime Completely factor the expression 7(x − y) − z(x − y). A. Prime B. (x − y)(7 − z) C. (x − y)(7 + z) D. (x − y)2(7 − z)3 Find

20. ## Algebra

Factor completely. Remember to look first for a common factor. Check by multiplying. If a polynomial is prime state this. a^2-2ab-3b^2

21. ## MATH 101

Factor completely. Be sure to factor out the greatest common factor first if it is other than 1. (If the polynomial is prime, enter PRIME.) 56a^2+39ab-27b^2

Factor f(x) into linear factors given that k is a zero of f(x). f(x)=x^3+(12-4i)x^2+(32-48i)x-128i, k=4i In completely factored form, f(x) =____ (factor completely. simplify your answer)

23. ## 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!

24. ## algebra 2

Factor completely with respect to the integers. 1. 9x^2 - 4 2. x^3 + 64 3. 200x^2 - 50 4. 8x^3 - 64 5. x^3 + x^2 + x + 1 6. x^3 - 2x^2 + 4x - 8 7. 2x^3 + 4x^2 + 4x + 8 8. 2x^3 + 3x^2 -32x - 48 9. 7x^3 + 14x^2 + 7x 10. 6x^3 - 18x^2 - 2x +6 11. 3x^4 - 300x^2

25. ## math last one help

sally drew a factor tree of a composite number and ended up with 4x4x5x5x3 as the prime factorization. explain what is wrong with this factorization 1. what is the correct prime factorization? 2. what is the composite number that was factored?

26. ## math

Andrew factored the expression 54x^3-30x^2+15x as 5x(9x^2-6x+3) but when Melissa applied the distributive law and multiplied out 5x(9x^2-6x+3). she got 45x^3-30x^2+15x. thus andrew's solution does not appear to check. why is this? eplain your reasoning and

27. ## algebra

Megan factored the expression 12x^2+13x-14 as (3x+2)(4x-7). But when Jacob applied the foil principle and multiplied out(3x+2)(4x-7), he got 12x^2-13x-14; thus, Megan's solution does not appear to check. Why is that? Please help Megan to understand this

28. ## Algebra

Factor completely. If the given polynomial is not factorable, indicate so by writing prime. 4x^3+8xy^2

29. ## Factoring and Prime

I am still having troulbe with these. Her is another one I am stuck on. I think the prime is getting me. Factor completely or state that it is prime x^2 + 9xy + 16y^2 The factors of 16 are: 16 x 1. 8 x 2. 4 x 4. None of these add together to give 9 so it

30. ## algebra 2

I am trying to factor the expression -8y^2+28y-60 but can't get an answer that is correct. Here is an example of how the problem is supposed to be factored. If you have 21x2-77x-28 the first thing you would do is (21x )(x ). Next you would find two numbers

31. ## math

Completely factor the expression 16t3 − 50t2 + 36t. A. 2t(8t − 9)(t − 2) B. Prime C. 2t(8t + 9)(t + 2) D. 2t(8t − 25t + 18) Completely factor the expression 48u4v4 − 18u2v2 − 3u8v5. A. Nonfactorable B. 3u2v2(16u2v2 − 6 − u6v3) C. 3(16u4v4

32. ## math

Completely factor the expression 16t3 − 50t2 + 36t. A. 2t(8t − 9)(t − 2) B. Prime C. 2t(8t + 9)(t + 2) D. 2t(8t − 25t + 18) Completely factor the expression 48u4v4 − 18u2v2 − 3u8v5. A. Nonfactorable B. 3u2v2(16u2v2 − 6 − u6v3) C. 3(16u4v4

33. ## Algebra 2

Well I'm curently taking this class as a sophmore and have taken geometry freshmen year of high school and also I am taking physics at the same time and in math class when I'm asked to factor i go absolutley nuts because guessing numbers is just no my

what exactly is a prime factor would x-5 x+5 and x2+25 all be prime factors of x4-625? Yes, I believe those would be the prime factors. x^4 - 625 can be factored into (x^2 -25)(x^2 + 25) and once again into (x-5)(x+5)(x^2 + 25) That is what you have done.

35. ## algebra

factor completely. remember to look first for a common factor. if a polynomial is prime state this. x^2+2xy+y^2-9

36. ## Intermiediate Algebra

Factor completely. Remember to look first for a common factor. If a polynomial is prime, state this -4t^2 + 64

37. ## algebra

factor completely. remember to look first for a common factor. if a polynomial is prime,state this -4t^2+64

38. ## intermediate algebra

factor completely. Remember to look first for a common factor. If a polynomial is prime, state this. -4t^2+64 -(4t^2-64 =((2t)^2-8^2) (a^2-b^2)=(a+b)(a-b)

39. ## algebra

factor completely. Remember to look first for a common factor. if the polynomial is prime, state this. -4t^2+64

40. ## algebra

Factor completely first look for a common factor and check by multiplying If polynomialis a prime state this 27m^2-36+12

41. ## math

Factor completely first look for a common factor and check by multiplying If polynomialis a prime state this 27m^2-36+12

42. ## math

Factor completely first look for a common factor and check by multiplying If polynomialis a prime state this 27m^2-36+12

43. ## Algebra

Factor completely. Remember to look first for a common factor. Check by multiplying. If a polynomial is prime state this. a^2-2ab-3b^2

44. ## College Algebra 1

Factor completely. Remember to look first for a common factor and check by multiplying. if polynomial is prime, state this. -36a^2-96ab-54b^2 I couldn't find the right answer.

45. ## Intermediate Algebra

Factor completely. If a polynomial is prime, state this 9 + 8t^2 - 18t

46. ## math

factor completely if the polynomial is prime. state this 6a^6-24a^3b

47. ## algebra

Factor completely. If a polynomial is prime, state this x^2 -2/5x + 1/25 I am having trouble getting how this is done!

48. ## Algebra 2

Can this expression be factored? 4x^2+9 My homework assignment says to factor completely and this is one of the problems but I don't think this expression can be factored. Am I wrong? If so how do I factor it.

49. ## Algebra 1-Factoring Help!

Factor completely or if prime state this. 12b^2-13bv-35v^2

50. ## math

factor completely if the polinomial is prime state this x^2 + 6xy - 135y^2

51. ## algebra

factor completely if polynomial is a prime state this. 10s^2+4st-6t^2

52. ## math

Factor completely, or state that the polynomial is prime. 375x^3 - 192y^3

53. ## math

Factor completely, or state that the polynomial is prime. 375x^3 - 192y^3

54. ## math

Factor completely, or state that the trinomial is prime. 3y^3 + 15y^2 + 18y

55. ## algebra

Use the discriminant to find out whether this quadratic polynomial can be factored. Factor the polynomial if it is not prime. This polnomial is prime, so I cannot factor it. I just need help with the discriminant part. Thaks in advance for your help.

56. ## algebra

6. Vicky factored 30x2 + 76x + 48 as follows: Line 1 30x2 + 76x + 48 Line 2 30x2 + 36x + 40x + 48 Line 3 6x(5x + 6) + 8(5x +6) Line 4 (6x + 8)(5x + 6) A. factored Did Vicky completely factor the polynomial? Justify your response by explaining why it is is

Could you please check these answers thanks. Directions: Factor each polynomial. If the polynomial cannot be factored, write prime. 1. a^2-16b Answer: (a-16)(a+16) 2. m^2+8m+16 Answer: (m+8)^2 3. 3a^2b+6ab+9ab^2 Answer: Prime 4. 2r^2+3r+1 Answer: Prime 5.

58. ## math,help

What does it mean to factor an algebraic expression into prime factors? Prime factors are factors that cannot be further factored. Do you know what a interval is in math terms? i need the definition yeah so what do you mean it should be put in help not

59. ## Algebra

I have a few more questions that I either need help with or just need checking. Is the algebraic expression a polynomial? if it is write the polynomial in standard form, 1. 6x-9+8x^2 I got Yes; 8x^2+6x-9 Perform the indicated operations. Write the

60. ## algebra

factoring completely, state that the polynomials is prime. x^-16 (x+8)(x-8) not prime. x^-8x+12 x(8x+12) (4x+6) Check these problem me please

61. ## algebra

Megan factored the expression3x^2-23x+14 as (x-2)(3x-7) . But when Jacob applied the FOIL principle and multiplied out (x-2)(3x-7) , he got 3x^2-13x+14 ; thus, Megan’s solution does not appear to check. Why is that? Please help Megan to understand this

62. ## Intermediate Algebra

Andrews factored expressions -6x63+9x^2-3x as -3x(2x^2-3x-1). But when Melissa applied the distrubutive law and multiplied out -3x(2x62-3x-1) she got -6x^3+9x^2+3x;thus Andrews solution does not appear to check. Why is that? Please help Andrews to

63. ## Algebra

Megan factored the expression 72x^2-43x+6 as (9x-3)(8x-2). But when Jacob applied the FOIL principle and multiplied out (9x-3)(8x-2), he got72x^2-42x+6; thus, Megan’s solution does not appear to check. Why is that? Please help Megan to understand this

64. ## algebra

Megan factored the expression 72x^2-43x+6 as (9x-3)(8x-2). But when Jacob applied the FOIL principle and multiplied out (9x-3)(8x-2), he got72x^2-42x+6; thus, Megan’s solution does not appear to check. Why is that? Please help Megan to understand this

65. ## Algebra

How can you factor? x^6+y^6 That expression cannot be factored further because the bases of the exponents are different. so it's prime...Thank you. Can you please help me with this one? 50x^2 - 2y^2 - 4yz - 2z^2 I tried doing it but I get very confused.

66. ## algbera

if possibly completely factor the factor the expression(if the polynomial is not factorable using integers enter prime) x^2+10x+16

67. ## Math070

Is (x-3)(3x+6) factored out completely? Also will a trinomial always factor as the product of two binomials.

68. ## Algebra

Megan factored the expression -12x^2 +52x-35as (-2x+5)(6x-7). But when Jacob applied the FOIL principle and multiplied out (-2x+5)(6x-7), he got -12x^2+44x-35; thus, Meganâ€™s solution does not appear to check. Why is that? Please help Megan to

69. ## algebra

Megan factored the expression (-12x^2+52x-35) as (-2x+5)(6x-7) but when Jacob applied FOIL principle and multiplied out (2x+5)(6x-7) he got (-12x^2+44x-35),thus megan's solution does not appear to check please help megan to understand better.Explain your

70. ## algebra

Megan factored the expression (-12x^2+52x-35) as (-2x+5)(6x-7) but when Jacob applied FOIL principle and multiplied out (2x+5)(6x-7) he got (-12x^2+44x-35),thus megan's solution does not appear to check please help megan to understand better.Explain your

71. ## algebra

Megan factored the expression (-12x^2+52x-35) as (-2x+5)(6x-7) but when Jacob applied FOIL principle and multiplied out (2x+5)(6x-7) he got (-12x^2+44x-35),thus megan's solution does not appear to check please help megan to understand better.Explain your

72. ## math

Megan factored the expression (-12x^2+52x-35) as (-2x+5)(6x-7) but when Jacob applied FOIL principle and multiplied out (2x+5)(6x-7) he got (-12x^2+44x-35),thus megan's solution does not appear to check please help megan to understand better.Explain your

73. ## Math209

I am not understanding how to factor polynomials. Example: Factor 12y^6-40y^5+28y^4

74. ## math

32x^2y-64xy-4x^3y. When I factored out the GCF, I got 4. When I try to factor is completely, I got lost and confused. Can someone please help???

75. ## algebra

Andrew factored the expression 54x^3-30x^2+15x as 5x(9x^2-6x+3) but when Melissa applied the distributive law and multiplied out 5x(9x^2-6x+3). she got 45x^3-30x^2+15x. thus andrew's solution does not appear to check. why is this? eplain your reasoning and

76. ## math,algebra,correction

which one is correct: factor completely: y^4+3y^3-5y^2-15y I ended up with two different ways but i am not sure which one is correct. Is it (A) y(y^2-5)(y+3) or (B) (y^3-5y)(y+3) Personally i think its A but then when i do foil to both of them i get the

77. ## Intermidiate Algebra

Andrew factored the expression -12x^3-28x^2-3x as -4x (3x^2-7x+9). But when Melissa applied the distributive law and multiplied out -4x (3x^2-7x+9), she got -12x^3+28x^2-36x; thus, Andrew’s solution does not appear to check. Why is that? Please help

I need help solving this: 6x^2-x-12=0 I usually could do this yet i have completely forgotten what i need to do seeing as there is a number infront of the x^2 This equation is of the general form a x^2 + bx + c = 0 The solution is always x = [-b +/- sqrt

79. ## Math

Factor each trinomial, if it cannot be factored, write prime. 2q²-9q-18 2*-18=36 2q²-3a-12a-18 1, -36 2, -18 3, -12 I can't get the rest of this problem, thanks.

80. ## Algebra

Can someone help me with this please. Andrew factored the expression 20x^3-12x^2+8x as 4x(5x^2-12x^2+8x) but when melissa applied the distributive law and multiplied out 4x(5x^2-12x^2+8x)she got 20x^3-48x^3+32x thus Andrews solution does not appear to

81. ## Precalculus /Algebra

Hi I know is is probably basic but can anyone assist with the following : Find all real Roots, expressing as whole # and # under radical sign, not as fraction. and factor completely f(x)= X^3-2x^2-15x+30 I got roots at 2 (x-2) and +/- √5 If someone

82. ## precal

Hi I know is is probably basic but can anyone assist with the following : Find all real Roots, expressing as whole # and # under radical sign, not as fraction. and factor completely f(x)= X^3-2x^2-15x+30 I got roots at 2 (x-2) and +/- √5 If someone

83. ## algebra

Andrew factored the expression 20x^3-12x^2+8x as 4x(5x^2-12x^2+8x). But when Melissa applied the distributive law and multiplied out 4x(5x^2-12x^2+8x),she got 20x^3-48x^3+32x^2; thus, Andrew's solution does not appear to check. Why is that? Please help

84. ## Algebra

Andrew factored the expression 20x^3-12x^2+8x as 4x (5x^2-12x^2+8x). But when Melissa applied the distributive law and multiplied out 4x (5x^2-12x^2+8x), she got 20x^3-48x^3+32x^2; thus, Andrew’s solution does not appear to check. Why is that? Please

85. ## mathematics

Find the smallest prime number N such that the following is true: The largest prime factor of N−1 is A; The largest prime factor of A−1 is B; The largest prime factor of B−1 is 7.

86. ## Math

Find the smallest prime number N such that the following is true: The largest prime factor of N−1 is A; The largest prime factor of A−1 is B; The largest prime factor of B−1 is 7.

88. ## mat117/algebra

factor each polynomial completely. to begin, state which method should be applied to the first step, given the guidelines of this section. Then continue the exercise and factor each polynomial completely. 2p - 6q + pq - 3q^2 Please help, I don't know how

89. ## Math

I need help with these problems for a test. 1. Find the inverse of the one-to-one function. f(x)=5x+1/4. 2. The height of the water, H, in feet, at a boat dock t hours after 7 am is given by E=7+4.4cos pi/35 t, where t is time measured in seconds. Find the

90. ## algerbra

Find the GCF of each product. (2x2+5x)(7x - 14) (6y2 -3y)( y+7) When the term "Greatest Common Factor" is used, it applies to a pair of numbers. The terms you have liated are polynomials that have already been factored. They could be further factored into

91. ## ALGEBRA

If possible, completely factor the expression. (If the polynomial is not factorable using integers, enter PRIME.) x^2-5 x-6

92. ## math

If possible, completely factor the expression. (If the polynomial is not factorable using integers, enter PRIME.)

93. ## ALGEBRA

If possible, completely factor the expression. (If the polynomial is not factorable using integers, enter PRIME.) x^2+9 x+20

94. ## ALGEBRA

If possible, completely factor the expression. (If the polynomial is not factorable using integers, enter PRIME.) x^2+17 x+70

95. ## ALGEBRA

If possible, completely factor the expression. (If the polynomial is not factorable using integers, enter PRIME.) x^2+9 x+20

96. ## math

If possible, completely factor the expression. (If the polynomial is not factorable using integers, enter PRIME.) x^2-x-20

97. ## Math

If possible, completely factor the expression. (If the polynomial is not factorable using integers, enter PRIME.) x^2 - 4x - 5 = _____

98. ## algebra

look first for the common factor check by multiplying if polynomial is a prime state this. y^2-y+0

99. ## math

look first for the common factor check by multiplying if polynomial is a prime state this. y^2-y+0

100. ## Calculus

I wanted to know how you would know that -4x^2 + 2x +90 / x-5 would be able to factor down to (x-5)(-4x-18)/x-5 By looking at -4x^2 + 2x +90 / x-5 , I would never think that it could be factored down to (x-5)(-4x-18)/x-5 How should I approach it so I know