How to factor this?

12x^2 + 6y^2 +17xy

We have a x^2 and y^2.

It does not fall under ax^2 + bx + c style where I work by getting product and sum.

Is there a method to factor this type of question?

Thanks.

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- November 21st 2006, 12:52 PMshentonhow to factor when you have a x^2 and y^2
How to factor this?

12x^2 + 6y^2 +17xy

We have a x^2 and y^2.

It does not fall under ax^2 + bx + c style where I work by getting product and sum.

Is there a method to factor this type of question?

Thanks. - November 21st 2006, 12:54 PMshenton
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Inconvenience regretted.

Thanks. - November 21st 2006, 01:13 PMshenton
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