I'm not really sure what to do in this situation? $\displaystyle 6p^2+p-12$ ?
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Originally Posted by deathtolife04 I'm not really sure what to do in this situation? $\displaystyle 6p^2+p-12$ ? foil play around with the factors of 6p^2, your possibilities are: (6p + ?)(p + ?) or (2p + ?)(3p + ?) so now, find the ?'s using the suitable set of brackets
Originally Posted by Jhevon foil play around with the factors of 6p^2, your possibilities are: (6p + ?)(p + ?) or (2p + ?)(3p + ?) so now, find the ?'s using the suitable set of brackets so, it would be: (2p+3)(3p-4), right?
Originally Posted by deathtolife04 so, it would be: (2p+3)(3p-4), right? correct! (you know, you can expand the brackets to see if you get back the original expression, as a check)
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