Please assist me in completely factoring the following expressions: (the numbers are exponents) 1)16t3 - 50t2 + 36tI have 2t (8t+9)(T+2) is this correct???

2) 48u4v4 - 18u2v2 - 3u8v5I'm stuck on this one

3) 4q2 + 27r ? Thank you!

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- January 11th 2010, 09:23 PMjay1factoring expressions
Please assist me in completely factoring the following expressions: (the numbers are exponents) 1)16t3 - 50t2 + 36t

*I have 2t (8t+9)(T+2) is this correct???*

2) 48u4v4 - 18u2v2 - 3u8v5*I'm stuck on this one*

3) 4q2 + 27r ? Thank you! - January 11th 2010, 09:41 PMbigwave
- January 12th 2010, 09:06 AMjay1factoring expressions
Yes, Big Wave thank you!

Can you assist me with questions 1 and 3? I would appreciate it greatly. - January 12th 2010, 09:27 AMmasters
- January 12th 2010, 09:34 AMmasters
- January 12th 2010, 10:28 AMjay1
Thanks I copied it incorrectly. It should read 4q2 + 27r4. Thanks for your help. Also to factor 2a3 - 128, is this prime?

- January 12th 2010, 10:38 AMmasters
- January 13th 2010, 11:12 AMjay1
Masters, 2 (a-4)3 ??? (the 3 being an exponent)