Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 6 - Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving - Chapter 6 Review Problem Set: 3

Answer

$(3x-2)(3x+2)$

Work Step by Step

The given binomial can be written as: $=(3x)^2-2^2$ Note that the binomial above is a difference of two squares. RECALL: $a^2-b^2=(a-b)(a+b)$ Factor the difference of two squares using the formula above where $a=3x$ and $b=2$ to obtain: $=(3x-2)(3x+2)$
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