# hi. i have to factor this expression. 3y^2-16y-12 i got (y-4)(y+1) i know it not right but i don't know what i did wrong

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1. ## Algebra

hi. i have to factor this expression. 3y^2-16y-12 i got (y-4)(y+1) i know it not right but i don't know what i did wrong.
2. ## Algebra

hello.i have to factor this expression. 3y^2-16y-12 i did my work and i got (y-4)(y+1) is it right?
3. ## Math

I have this worksheet, it has a bunch of different kinds of questions, but i know all the stuff we learned, i just don't know which ones i use. 1) factor each expression, 8x+10 2) Use Foil to factor each expression, x2-5x+6 3) Use foil to factor each
4. ## Math

Factor: (x^3)(z^6)-27y^9 81x^4-16y^4 2x^3+16y^3
5. ## alg.

solve the system by addition: -5x-9y = -5 x+5y=-15 I've tried this one over and over, but I can't seem to get the right answer. I don't even really know where to start. each time i try to do it, i go about it a little differently and i'm completely lost,
6. ## math

Q: Convert 4x^2 + 4y^2 -8x -16y -29 = 0 into standard form. I first started by pairing the like terms together, getting: 4x^2 -8x + 4y^2 -16y = 29 The next step, I'm a little confused. I know I need to complete the square, but I'm not sure how to fully
7. ## 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.
8. ## math help urgent

what di di do wrong in this??? the question is: x-8y=18 -16x+16y=-8 i did : first multiplied the first equation with 2 then 2x-16y=36 -16+16y=-8 ----------- -14x=28 x=28/-14 x=-2 now x-8y=18 (-2)-8y=18 -8y=18+2 -8y=20 y=20/-8 y= 2.5 plz help me what did i
9. ## Factoring Polynomials

OH! I get it now! Thanks so much for helping me out Count Iblis! (I told you I love this website!) Factor the expression. 56x^3+43x^2+5x I am used to the form of trinomial ax^2+bx+c, not ax^3+bx^2+cx. It is an even-numbered problem, so, of course, it was
10. ## Algebra

Totally confused-learned this today and I don't get it-Please help Write the standard form of 9x^2 + 4y^2-72x+16y+124=0 I think the first step is to take the constant to right side so I have: 9x^2 + 4y^2-72x+16y=124 But then I'm lost!
11. ## math

The area of a square garden is represented by the quadratic expression 9x^2 - 12x + 4. The length of one side of the square garden is 91 inches. What is the value of x ? Hint: Since the garden is in the shape of a square, the expression 9x^2 - 12x + 4 is
12. ## Math I really need help!

Multiply and simplify by factoring. Assumem that all expressions under radicals represent nonnegative numbers. ∛(y^13) ∛(16y^14) ∛y^13 x 16y^14 ∛16y^27 Am I even close here?
13. ## 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
14. ## Math

LOL I can't figure this out. It should be easy it's been years since I've been in school and my son has no idea. The product of two numbers is 63. Their sum is 16. What are the numbers? Thanks for the help! Let's factor 63. 1 x 63; 3 x 21; 7 x 9. Which of
15. ## math

The area of a square garden is represented by the quadratic expression 9x2 - 12x + 4. The length of one side of the square garden is 91 inches. What is the value of x ? Hint: Since the garden is in the shape of a square, the expression 9x2 - 12x + 4 is the
16. ## algebra

factor the following... y^2-16y+64
17. ## algebra

use the identity a^2+b^2=(a+bi)(a-bi) to factor 16y^2+1
18. ## math,algebra

Can someone explain this to me plese: to factor a number you.... and then can you explain to me To factor an algebraic expression into prime factors means..... thanks This is how I would complete these two sentences. To factor a number, you break it down
19. ## school work

Factor the following polynomials 9-x^2 4x^2+81-36 4y2^+16y+16 x2^-25/x+5
20. ## pre-algebra

factor expresions: 2+16y and 4-16m
21. ## Algebra

I'm having trouble working out these problems. Could someone please assist? with this first one do I factor the x^2 + 3xy - 18y^2 first? x - 3y * x^2 + xy - 30y^2 / x^2 + 3xy - 18y^2 3a^3b^2 * 4a^2 + 2ab + b^2 8a^3 - b^3 12ab^4 3y + 12 / 9y+36 8y^3 16y^3
22. ## Algebra

How can you factor? 1. x^4 - 4x^2 + 3 2. x^3 - 2x^2 - 4x + 8 Thanks 1. set a = x^2 this should simplify your problem once you've factored the expression, substitute x^2 back in for a 2. For our purposes I don't think this expression can be factored.
23. ## math

factor the expression: 10a^2-19a+7 ok I no how to start of which would be (10a- )(a+ ) but i don't no how to factor it from here
24. ## 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 −
25. ## Math - PreCalc (12th Grade)

Which rectangular equation corresponds to these parametric equations? x = 0.2sec t and y = -0.25tan t A) 25x^2 − 16y^2 = 1 B) 25x^2 + 16y^2 = 1 C) x^2 − 16y^2 = 25 D) 25y^2 − 16x^2 = 1 E) 4x^2 − 16x^2 = 1
26. ## algebra

What are the factors of the following trinomial? 16y^2 - 12y + 2 a) (4y - 1) (4y - 2) b) (2y - 1) (8y + 2) c) (16y - 1) (y - 2) d) (8y - 1) (2y - 2) i think a but i can be wrong
27. ## Math

9x^2+16y^2-18x+64y-71=0 find the coordinates of the center, the foci, and the vertices of this ellipse. 9x^2+16y^2-18x+64y-71=0 9x^2-18x+16y^2+64y=71 9(x^2-2x)+16(y^2+4y)=71 9(x^2-2x+1)+16(y^2+4y+4)=71
28. ## Math 221

Find the greatest common factor of these two expressions. I am stuck 20y^4x^2u^2 and 16y^3u^6.
29. ## math-calculus

15+2y-y^2/3y^2-16y+5 (5-y)(3+y)/(3y-1)(y-5) i factor out a negative one from (5-y) to make it same like (y-5) (-1)(-5+y)(3+y)/(3y-1)(y-5) i cancel off y-5's. and i get (-1)(3+y)/(3y-1) but the real answer have to be 3+y/1-3y what i doing wrong?
30. ## 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.
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.
32. ## 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
33. ## Algebra 1

6t^2+21t-12 Factor the expression I don't know how to figure it out
34. ## Algebra 1

Factor the expression. 27w^2-12 I don't have an answer, I don't understand the steps can someone show me the correct steps for this problem, and then I can solve it?
35. ## algebra

I have 70 problems today and have trouble near the end if I can get help on the ones I am going to to post I can do the last 15. I so appreciate help with understanding the steps. I will split the posts. Thank you very much. I will use < as square root
36. ## Algebra

Factor at the greatest common factor from the expression. Can someone please show me how to factor so I will know? Thank you! 18x^714x^2
37. ## algebra 2

factor the expression 2x^2+5x+3 I just don't understand and my teacher is not a good one
38. ## Algebra

The volume in cubic feet of a Cd holder can be expressed as V(x)=-x^3-x^2+6x, the depth is 2-x , factor the polynomial to find linear expression for the height and the width. - Do I just factor the -x^3-x^2+6x? It because I know the volume is LWH, so don't
39. ## Math

We can rewrite the expression 16 + 8 as 8x(2+1). Notice that 8 is the greatest common factor of 16 and 8. Use this same method to rewrite the expression 24 + 36 as the product of the greatest common factor of 24 and 36 and the sum of the remaining numbers.
40. ## algebra

The area of a rectangular athletic field is represented by the expression 16y^7+32y^5+80y^3 square meters. Write an algebraic expression to represent one possible set of dimensions (in the sense “length times width”) of the athletic field. Include
41. ## intermidiate Algebra

The area of a rectangular athletic field is represented by the expression 16y^7+32y^5+80y^3 square meters. Write an algebraic expression to represent one possible set of dimensions (in the sense “length times width”) of the athletic field. Include
42. ## algebra

3ax^2 - 27a You can factor that into 3a (x^2 - 9), which also equals 3a(x-3)(x+3). It is not clear from your question what you are supposed to do with that algebraic expression. If it were equal to zero, x would be +3 or -3. If you are expected to factor,
43. ## Chemistry

I Have Two Questions 1)How would you calculate the number of nanometers in 8.1 cm? 2)What is the equivalent of 0.35 lb in grams? You need to learn to do deimensional analysis. It's easy. 0.35 lb to grams We know there are 453.6 g in a lb. We take the given
44. ## Math Algebra Find the Product

(4y+5)(4y-5) 16y^2-20y+20y-25 16y^2-25 Am I correct
45. ## math-algebra

Simplify: [(4x^3y)(4^2xy)^-1]/(4xy^2) A. x /16y^2 B. 16x/y^2 C. x^2/16y D. y/16x^2
46. ## Maths

Find the coefficient of x^7y^4 in the binomial expansion of (1/4*x -16y)^11 so far i have 11Ck(1/4 x)^11-k (-16y)^k=11Ck*(1/4)^11-k *x^11-k *(-16)^k * y^k
47. ## College Algebra

The expression x^2-7 is not factorable using integer values. But the expression can be written in the form X^2-(Square root7)^2 enabling us to factor it as a “binomial” and its conjugate: (x+square root 7)(x-square root 7) Use this idea to factor the
48. ## Math

Factor each expression completely. Can you please show me the steps for these. I'm so confused and don't know how to do them. Thank you so much!! kx^3+2kx^2-63kx and 3xz^2+42xyz+99xy^2
49. ## Algebra II

I have some questions on my assignment, if you don't mind could you look over my answers. thanxs! Find all the numbers that must be excluded from the domain of the rational expression. x+8/x^2-16, my answer: x cant be -4 or 4 x-3/x^2+11x+24, my answer: x
50. ## Algebra

What does it mean to be "simplified" which one is most "simple" 2(3+5) or 6 + 10 ??? I've been told both and wonder if someone can give me the correct answer some of my teachers told me simplified means all of the operations that can be done are done and
51. ## math, algebra,correction & help

directions are: write each fraction in simplest form: (-15x^3y^3)/(-20x^1y^4) My answeris: (3x^2)/(4y) THESE TWO NEXT ONES ARE THE ONES THAT I DON'T UNDERSTAND: pROBLEM #1 DIRECTIONS: Write each expression in simplest form. (4x-28)/(5x-35) Problem #2
52. ## algebra

Factor out the greatest common factor from the expression 9a2b3 – 12a2b4 – 24a3b
53. ## algebra

factor out the greatest common factor from the expression 18x^5+48x^2-30x
54. ## math

Factor each expression completely: 18b²+24b-10 Thanks in advance. factor out a two first, then 2*(9b^2 + 12b -5) 2(3b+5)(3b-1)
55. ## math,help,factoring

i need help i don't know how to do the next step. factor by grouping x^3-3x^2+4x-12 so what i have so far is this =(x^3-3x^2)+(4x-12) =x(x^2-3x)+4(x-3) from here i don't know... and then this one is driving me insane this next one... Rewrite the middle
56. ## intermediate algebra

Factor out the greatest common factor from the expression 7x^2+56x-21
57. ## algebra

Factor out the greatest common factor from the expression 36x^3-30x^2
58. ## intermediate algebra

factor out the greatest common factor from the expression 6x^3yz^4-3x^2y^3z^4-18^4y^2z^3
59. ## algebra

factor out the greatest common factor from the expression. 18x^7-14x^2
60. ## algebra

Factor out the greatest common factor in the expression? 11y^5-55y^2
61. ## Math

3) Distinguish between a term of an expression and a factor of an expression. Distinguish between an expression and an equation. Why are these terms important?
62. ## intermediate algebra

factor out the greatest common factor from the expression 24xyz^2+20x^2yz-4x^2z^2
63. ## 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
64. ## math

factor out the greatest common factor from the expression 15x^5-9x^4
65. ## Intermediate Algebra

factor out the greatest common factor from the expression. 35^8+35^5+28^3
66. ## algebra 3

identify the greatest common factor then factor expression x^2+9x+47
67. ## math

I need to know how to factor the following expression: x^6 - y^6 The teacher said that the answer is (x+y)(x-y)(x^4+x^2y^2+y^4) I need to know HOW to factor this. Does it have anything to do with making x^6 = (x^2)^3??
68. ## can someone please check if im right : math

4(3x+7) is this the equivalent expression : 12x+28 Yes it is, that' using the distributive property. ok. how do i get the opposite of an expression example : -10t+21 The opposite? Do you mean the negative or additive inverse of the expression? If so then
69. ## algbera

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

1, Factor each expression x^2 - 10x - 24 A. (x + 4)(x - 6) B. (x + 6)(x - 4) C. (x + 2)(x - 12) D. (x + 12)(x - 2) 2, x^2 - 36 = 0 A. (1 + square root of 3, 1 - square root of 3) B. (-6,6) C. No solution D. None of these 3, Factor each expression 49 x^9 -
71. ## math 012

will someone please double check my answer to this problem. the answer i get is a fraction, but not sure how to type it on here. 4(4y+2)=2(1+6y)+8 16y+8=2+12y+8 16y+8=10+12y -16 -16 8=-6+12y +6 +6 14=12y divide both by 12 and that leaves y=14/12 then
72. ## 6th grade Math

I need help on the problem below. The instructions say to "factor the expression" and the expression is: -.2x^2 + 80x -6000. Thanks
73. ## Algebra

Factor m^2-k^2+6k-9 ^2 means squared. I don't know any other way to type it. Thanks. Seems to me you can only do this in 2 pieces...factor the first 2, then the last 2... (m+k)(m-k) + 3(2k+3) Whadya think? hmmm... I looked in the back of the book and it
74. ## Calc

Find the equation of the normal line to the curve y=2x-3x^2 at the point (-3,-33) is it a. x-16y+339=0 b. x+20y+339=0 c. x+20y+663=0 d. x-16y+663=0
75. ## math

factor the common factor from the expression x^1/3;x^10/3+x^1/3
76. ## algebra

Factor the common factor from the expression: x^1/3; x^10/3 + x^1/3
77. ## Algebra

Factor the common factor from the expression: x^1/3; x^10/3 + x^1/3

Factor the common factor from the expression: x^1/3; x^10/3 + x^1/3
79. ## MATh

-5g - 6 for g= -2 4 16 10 -13 write an algebraic expression for the sum of 3 coins and c coins c+3 c/3 3c c-3 what value of x is a solution to the equation x-2=16 14 18 21 12 z/-12=-5 7 -60 -17 60 estimate the solition of the equation x-8.1=5.3 to the
80. ## MATH

I NEED HELP -5g - 6 for g= -2 4 16 10 -13 write an algebraic expression for the sum of 3 coins and c coins c+3 c/3 3c c-3 what value of x is a solution to the equation x-2=16 14 18 21 12 z/-12=-5 7 -60 -17 60 estimate the solition of the equation x-8.1=5.3
81. ## matH

-5g - 6 for g= -2 4 16 10 -13 write an algebraic expression for the sum of 3 coins and c coins c+3 c/3 3c c-3 what value of x is a solution to the equation x-2=16 14 18 21 12 z/-12=-5 7 -60 -17 60 estimate the solition of the equation x-8.1=5.3 to the
82. ## 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
83. ## 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
84. ## Please Check (Math2)

a^2-9 a^2-3a ----- * ------- a^2 a^2+a-12 *I got: 3-3a/4 I don't think so. factor the a^2-9, and the second numerator to a(a-3) Then the denominator factored is a^2*(a+4)(a-3) So wait... don't I have to first have to take out the repeated thingys.? I don't
85. ## Algebra

6x +2 ______ 8 Fraction Reduce to lowest terms??? Factor the top expression to pull out 2, then reduce. Post your work and tell us exactly what you don't understand if you require further assistance.
86. ## Factoring Polynomials

The book says: Find three different values that complete the expression so that the trinomial can be factored into the product of two binomials. Factor your trinomials. 4g^2+___g+10 Okay, I tried Hotmath, but it didn't explain ALL the steps. I just simply
87. ## math

first question: could x^5-1 simplified? what is the limit of cuberoot(x^2-5x-4) as x approaches 4? For the first one: could x^5-1 simplified? Yes, the expression can be factored as the 5th roots of unity. First, divide it by (x-1) to get (x^5-1)=(x-1)*4th
88. ## Algebra

I am trying to factor polynomials by grouping the first two terms and the last two terms, but I am having some issues, I have done a few correct since I can look at the answers to the odd problems but it is taking me arund 25 minutes per problem. here is a
89. ## Algebra I

16y^{2}-40y+? I really need to figure out what the question mark is, but I am so confused. You are probably studying completing the square. Study the result of something like (5x-6)^2 the result is 25x^2 - 60x + 36 notice if you take the square roots of
90. ## MaTh

-5g - 6 for g= -2 4 16 10 -13 write an algebraic expression for the sum of 3 coins and c coins c+3 c/3 3c c-3 what value of x is a solution to the equation x-2=16 14 18 21 12 z/-12=-5 7 -60 -17 60 estimate the solition of the equation x-8.1=5.3 to the
91. ## 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
92. ## Math finance

I just brought a finanical calculator and i don't really know how to use it yet. The textbook said to calculate the price of the bond: Price=Coupon x Annuity factor (r, T)+ Par Value x PV factor (r, T) I was just wondering how to punch in the annuity
93. ## maths

how do i solve this equation? there is another answer other than 0, but i am not sure how to get it. 5x^2 + 7x =0 factor the term: x(5x+7)=0 Either term can be zero. You found the x=0, what value of x makes 5x+7 zero? Factor it to this form: x (5x + 7) = 0
94. ## 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
95. ## Math

Hi, I have a question regarding simplifying the following expression: (1/x)/((1/3)x^(-2/3)) = 3/3sqrtx The last expression reads three over cube root of x. I don't understand how to get from the expression on the left side of the equal sign to the one on
96. ## Algebra 1

1. What is the excluded value for the rational expression x^2 - 4/3x - 6? A: ? 2. The trinomial x ^2 - 6x + c is a perfect-square trinomial. What is the value of c? A: 9 3. Find the positive solution of the equation x^2 + 5x - 4 = 0. Round your answer to
97. ## math

In a recent Math Duel, my team began by graphing 51x+24+75. If our opponents graphed a line parallel to ours, they might have graphed A. 17x+16y=25 B. 17x+8y=50 C. 34x+8y+50 D. 34x+16y=50
98. ## Math

Match the expressions with thier equivalent equations in the columns. List A: List B: 6x+12 6(1+x) 6+6x 6x-6 6(x-1) 6(x+2) Fill in the blank: The expression 6x+12 is equivalent to the expression __________ The expression 6+6x is equivalent to the
99. ## 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
100. ## 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