College Algebra (11th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter R - Section R.4 - Factoring Polynomials - R.4 Exercises: 18

Answer

Both are correct.

Work Step by Step

Both factorizations multiply out to the same expression using the FOIL method. Callie's answer is basically Kurt's answer multiplied by -1 on each side: (-1)(8a-3)(-1)(2a - 5) = (3 - 8a)(5 - 2a)
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