Factoring x2 - 12xy + 36y2  TOPIC_SOLVED

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Factoring x2 - 12xy + 36y2

Postby aretuta on Wed Apr 01, 2009 12:16 am

Help. I'm having trouble solving this one.

x2-12xy+36y2
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Re: Factor  TOPIC_SOLVED

Postby Martingale on Wed Apr 01, 2009 1:38 am

aretuta wrote:Help.
I'm having trouble solving this one.

x2-12xy+36y2



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Postby stapel_eliz on Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:40 am

aretuta wrote:x2-12xy+36y2

For an explanation of the method used in the solution provided in the previous reply, try this lesson on factoring quadratics. :wink:
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Re: Factoring x2 - 12xy + 36y2

Postby aretuta on Thu Apr 02, 2009 5:45 am

That's the answer I got as well.
I understand where I messed up though.

The reason why I got confused is because when I checked my answer
I forgot the rule about adding the terms and not increasing the degree on exponents.
(Don't know if that made sense.)

But thank you so much!!!
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