Algebra 1

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Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-6 Factoring ax(squared) + bx + c - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 510: 51

Answer

a) x-intercepts are -2, -3 b) $(x+2)(x+3)$ c) The intercepts are the solutions to the factored equation

Work Step by Step

a) -2 and -3 are where the graph crosses the x-axis. b) $x^2+5x+6 = x^2+3x+2x+6 = (x+3)(x+2)$

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