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# IA_GPS_22 - = d If the polynomial is more than 3 terms 4...

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R0907 a.s. http://faculty.valencia.cc.fl.us/ashaw INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA GPS # 22 5.5 SPECIAL TYPES OF FACTORING II NAME: Useful Types of Factoring: Hints: To factor a polynomial, 1. Difference of Square: 2 2 ( )( ) x y x y x y ! = ! + a. Factor out any common factor 2. Perfect Square Trinomial: 2 2 2 2 ( ) x xy y x y + + = + b. If the polynomial is a binomial: 1,3,4 2 2 2 2 ( ) x xy y x y ! + = ! c. If the polynomial is a trinomial: 2 3. Difference of Cubes: 3 3 2 2 ( )( ) x y x y x xy y !
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Unformatted text preview: = ! + + d. If the polynomial is more than 3 terms, 4. Sum of Cubes: 3 3 2 2 ( )( ) x y x y x xy y + = + ! + try “factoring by grouping” Factor each polynomial. 1. a) 3 (4 ) 2 (4 ) x b x b + ! + = b) 2 2 4 16 pq p q ! = 2. a) 2 2 9 64 x y ! = b) 3 64 1000 p ! = 3. a) 2 9 24 16 r r ! + = b) 2 4 12 9 t t + + = 4. a) 3 2 2 3 5 5 m mn m n n ! + ! = b) 3 2 12 4 27 9 x x x + ! ! =...
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