Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 6 - Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving - 6.5 - Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving - Problem Set 6.5: 15

Answer

$2x(x-6)(x+6)$

Work Step by Step

The two terms have $2x$ as a common factor. Factor out $2x$ to obtain: $=2x(x^2-36)$ RECALL: $a^2-b^2=(a-b)(a+b)$ Factor $x^2-36$ using the formula above to obtain: $=2x(x-6)(x+6)$
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