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Mom needs help teaching factoring  TOPIC_SOLVED

My daughter has a problem that I cannot figure out how the teacher's book came up with the answer. They did not provide the intermediate step and there are several like this. If I can see how one is worked, I can figure out the other ones.. Here is the problem....Directions: Factor each polynomial c...
by kmillin
on Thu Feb 06, 2014 5:45 am
 
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Mom needs help teaching factoring
Replies: 2
Views: 1191

Re: Mom needs help teaching factoring  TOPIC_SOLVED

Could it be that the teacher's book is (gasp!)....wrong?? :shock: There are 4 problems with this format (x^2 + #sqrt# + # OR #x^2 + #sqrt# + #). It really has me baffled.....I keep wondering if we need to somehow deal with the last two factors since they are constants before we factor out the whole ...
by kmillin
on Thu Feb 06, 2014 2:49 pm
 
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Mom needs help teaching factoring
Replies: 2
Views: 1191

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