Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 10 - Section 10.3 - Finding Binomial Factors - Exercise: 19

Answer

$(w-6)(w-7)$

Work Step by Step

The first term in each binomial must be w, since $w^2$ has no coefficient. The operation in each binomial must be subtraction, since the trinomial has a positive and a negative term. $-6+(-7)=-13$ and $-6\times(-7)=42$, so the other two terms are -6 and -7.
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