Algebra 2 Common Core

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Chapter 5 - Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - 5-3 Solving Polynomial Equations - Lesson Check: 3

Answer

$(x+3)(x^2+4)$

Work Step by Step

The polynomial can be factored by grouping. Regroup to have $(x^3+3x^2)+(4x+12)$. Factor the GCF in each group to have $x^2(x+3)+4(x+3)$. Factor out $x+3$ to have: $(x+3)(x^2+4)$.
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