Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 6 - Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving - 6.3 - Factoring Trinomials of the Form x^2+bx+x - Concept Quiz 6.3 - Page 255: 8



Work Step by Step

The given trinonmial can be factored by looking for factors of 72 whose sum is equal to the coefficient of the middle term, which is 27. Note that: $24(3) = 72$ and $24+3=27$ Thus, the given trinomial can be factored as: $=(x+24)(x+3)$ Therefore, the given statement is false.
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