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**lawkev** Hi,

My name is Kevin. I am 34 years old and I would like to enroll in College as a freshman. I'm studying to pass the placement test and Algebra is my weakest link. The school gives a sample test online with nine Algebra questions. At first I could only do one. Now I can do two or three. I would like to post two questions here that I can't figure out. I need to know what type of questions these are so that I can find more examples for practice and if you could break them down step by step that would be awesome.

1)

x^2 - x - 6

__________ =

x^2 - 4

(This is a fraction)

A.

x - 3

________

2

B.

x - 3

_______

x - 2

C.

x - 3

______

x + 2

D.

3

___

2

2)

(3x-2y)^2 =

A. 9x^2 - 4y^2

B. 9x^2 + 4y^2

C. 9x^2 + 4y^2 - 6xy

D. 9x^2 + 4y^2 - 12xy

Thank you