Factor:

I am completely lost...

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- Mar 24th 2008, 01:42 AMmt_lapinFactoring again
Factor:

I am completely lost... - Mar 24th 2008, 01:53 AMa.a

this is a binomial expression- an expression with two terms, the variable, x is only present in the first term and thus you cannot factor it. We are only left with the constants 27 and 64. These numbers do not have a common favtor hence we cannot factor again. Thus the expression canot be factored - Mar 24th 2008, 02:36 AMmr fantastic
- Mar 24th 2008, 02:54 AMmt_lapin
Oh dear. I meant . Does that make it solvable now? Really sorry :/

- Mar 24th 2008, 03:05 AMmr fantastic
- Mar 24th 2008, 03:16 AMmt_lapin
I keep missing things. It's supposed to be

I promise this is correct. - Mar 24th 2008, 03:20 AMmt_lapin
Would I then need and to factorise using the sum of two cubes formula?

- Mar 24th 2008, 03:26 AMmt_lapin
The answer would be:

Is this correct? - Mar 24th 2008, 04:36 AMmr fantastic