3w-8-2w-4wsquared-17 i dont get this how do u work out the 4wsquared bit? do u minus 17 from 8?
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Originally Posted by help_me 3w-8-2w-4wsquared-17 i dont get this how do u work out the 4wsquared bit? do u minus 17 from 8? $\displaystyle 3w - 8 - 2w - 4w^2 - 17$ Let's re-arrange first $\displaystyle - 4w^2 + 3w- 2w - 17 - 8$ Now simplify. $\displaystyle - 4w^2 + w - 25 $ $\displaystyle -(4w^2 - w + 25) $ But this does not factorise nicely at all...
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