Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 5 - Section 5.6 - A General Factoring Strategy - Exercise Set - Page 379: 58



Work Step by Step

$3x^4+27x^2=3x^2(x^2+9)=3x^2(x^2+3^2)$. We don't know methods for the sum of squares hence we cannot make it more simple, thus this is the final form.
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