Factor

To go about the first one please show me the steps. Thanks

1.

?

2.

Prime?

Printable View

- July 5th 2011, 05:35 PMtheloserFactoring
Factor

To go about the first one please show me the steps. Thanks

1.

?

2.

Prime? - July 5th 2011, 05:39 PMpickslidesRe: Factoring
- July 5th 2011, 05:44 PMtheloserRe: Factoring
- July 5th 2011, 05:48 PMAlso sprach ZarathustraRe: FactoringQuote:

2.

Prime?

for all x in R ===> no factorization over R. - July 5th 2011, 05:49 PMAlso sprach ZarathustraRe: Factoring
- July 5th 2011, 06:22 PMtheloserRe: Factoring
I think its prime.

- July 5th 2011, 06:31 PMQuackyRe: Factoring
See the graph.

Not that you needed confirmation, but the discriminant (once you've made Zach's substitution) would have told you at a glance.