Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter P - Section P.5 - Factoring Polynomials - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 68: 5



Work Step by Step

The given trinomial can be written as $(3x)^2+2(3x)(4)+(4)^2.$ The trinomial above is a perfect square trinomial of the form $a^2+2ab+b^2$ where $a=3x$ and $b=4$. Thus, the given trinomial can be factored using technique (e).
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