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Factor:  x cubed + 5 x( x is squared) + 6x

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kristenmarieb... | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted March 3, 2013 at 8:22 PM via web

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Factor: 

x cubed + 5 x( x is squared) + 6x

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embizze | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted March 3, 2013 at 8:35 PM (Answer #1)

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Factor `x^3+5x^2+6x` :

First factor out any common factor; in this case x

`x^3+5x^2+6x`

`=x(x^2+5x+6)` Now factor the trinomial:

`=x(x+3)(x+2)`

The factored form of `x^3+5x^2+6x` is x(x+3)(x+2)

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