Algebra 1

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ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-5 Factoring X(squared) + bx + c - Lesson Check: 4

Answer

$(a+4b)(a+8b)$

Work Step by Step

List the pairs of numbers whose product is 32. 1,32 2,16 4,8 Determine which pair sums to 12, since 12 is the coefficient of ab. $4+8=12$ $a^2+12ab+32b^2=(a+4b)(a+8b)$
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