How would one solve a problem like this: 9x squared plus 3x plus10-16y squared +154 + 3x? I subtracted and got it down to

(X squared+ 9) (y square+ 16) but I don't know what to do next. I'm sorry for the way this looks - I typed initial on aKindle.

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How would one solve a problem like this: 9x squared plus 3x plus10-16y squared +154 + 3x? I subtracted and got it down to

(X squared+ 9) (y square+ 16) but I don't know what to do next. I'm sorry for the way this looks - I typed initial on aKindle.

(X squared+ 9) (y square+ 16) but I don't know what to do next. I'm sorry for the way this looks - I typed initial on aKindle.

- Motherof8
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Motherof8 wrote:How would one solve a problem like this: 9x squared plus 3x plus10-16y squared +154 + 3x? I subtracted and got it down to (X squared+ 9) (y square+ 16) but I don't know what to do next.

Do you mean it's like this?

(9x^2 + 3x + 10) - (16y^2 + 3x + 154)

How did you subtract and end up with multiplication?

- buddy
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