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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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Stewart + 5 others
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ISBN: 9780840068071
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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 1, Problem 48RE
To determine

Factor the expression completely.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 48RE

  (x2+6)(3x2)

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Factor the expression completely.

  3x32x2+18x12

Calculation:

Consider the given expression.

  3x32x2+18x12

Let group the terms,

  (3x32x2)+(18x12)

Take x2 common from the first group 6 from second group,

  =x2(3x2)+6(3x2)=(x2+6)(3x2)

Hence, the factors are (x2+6)(3x2)

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