Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.6 - Factoring Trinomials - Exercise Set: 88

Answer

$(x+4y)(x+2y)$

Work Step by Step

The coefficient of the third term (8) has the factors 4 and 2 whose sum is equal to the coefficient of the middle term (6). Thus, the factors of the trinomial are $x+4y$ and $x+2y$. Therefore, the factored form of the given trinomial is: $=(x+4y)(x+2y)$
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