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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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

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

Solutions

Chapter 1.5, Problem 54E
To determine

Solve the equations by factoring.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 54E

This equation cannot be solved by factoring.

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

  (2x1)2=8

Formula used:

Splitting the middle term:- in this method, middle term is splitted in such a way that the product of its part is equal to the product of constant and first terms coefficient.

Calculation:

  (2x1)2=84x2+12(2x)(1)=84x2+14x8=04x24x7=0

This equation cannot be solved by factoring.

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