Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 6 - Review Exercises: 15

Answer

(x+17y)(x-y)

Work Step by Step

In the trinomial x$^2$+16xy-17y$^2$, b=16y and c=-17y$^2$. The set of factors of c whose sum is equal to b are 17y and -y. Therefore the factorization is: (x+17y)(x-y)
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