Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-5 Factoring x2+bx+c - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 516: 44



Work Step by Step

You are given $x^{2}$+15x+54.Factor it out: $x^{2}$+9x+6x+54 -break out the b value- ($x^{2}$+9x)+(6x+54) -group the first two and last two terms- x(x+9)+6(x+9) -Find the GCF of each grouping- (x+6)(x+9) -factor out the common term- =(x+6)(x+9)
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