WHen I factor should I take out a GCF of 2x???(Speechless)

NVM i think it is alread simplified????

Printable View

- June 2nd 2009, 05:12 PMtiffieblahFActor 2x^2+2x-3
WHen I factor should I take out a GCF of 2x???(Speechless)

NVM i think it is alread simplified???? - June 2nd 2009, 05:37 PMDeadstar
Well it doesn't factor in the integers but it does in the reals.

If you take out 2x as a factor you get

If you set and use then you get factors in the real => .

Or alternatively you can notice that factorizes as so you can factorize as