Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 6 - Section 6.2 - Factoring Trinomials Whose Leading Coefficient is 1 - Exercise Set - Page 437: 110



Work Step by Step

Apply the FOIL method First$:\qquad 2x(x)=2x^{2}$ Outer:$\qquad 2x(-2)=-4x$ Inner:$\qquad 3(x) = 3x$ Last:$\qquad 3(-2) = -6$ Adding like terms, $-4x+3x=-x,$ result = $2x^{2}-x-6$
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