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: 6

Answer

True

Work Step by Step

Consider if we factor out 12. This gives: $x^2 + \frac{11}{12}x -1$. There are no integers that multiply to get negative one and add to get $\frac{11}{12}$, so this is not factorable.
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