Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 6 - Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving - 6.4 - Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^2+bx+c - Concept Quiz 6.4 - Page 261: 2



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The coefficient of two in front of the $x^2$ makes this incorrect. While this would be true if there was no number in front of the $x^2$, the number in front of the $x^2$ makes this method invalid.
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