- Thu Feb 06, 2014 2:49 pm
- Forum: Intermediate Algebra
- Topic: Mom needs help teaching factoring
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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 ...

- Thu Feb 06, 2014 5:45 am
- Forum: Intermediate Algebra
- Topic: Mom needs help teaching factoring
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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...