## College Algebra (10th Edition)

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# Chapter R - Section R.5 - Factoring Polynomials - R.5 Assess Your Understanding - Page 57: 68

#### Answer

$(3x-4)(x-2)$

#### Work Step by Step

To factor a trinomial in the form x2+bx+c, we must find two numbers whose product is c and whose sum is b. We then insert these two numbers into the blanks of the factors (x+_)(x+_). $3x^{2}-10x+8=(3x-4)(x-2)$

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