T TanyaGrape New member Joined Feb 9, 2006 Messages 13 Apr 7, 2006 #1 how can i factor this? ? any help would be appreciated 8y^3 + 28y^2 +12y thanks!!

S soroban Elite Member Joined Jan 28, 2005 Messages 5,588 Apr 7, 2006 #2 Hello, Tanya! How can i factor this? \(\displaystyle \,8y^3\,+\,28y^2\,+\,12y\) Click to expand... Did you forget about Common Factors? \(\displaystyle 8y^3\,+\,28y^2\,+\,12y\;=\;4y(2y^2\,+\,7y\,+\,3)\) Can you finish it now?

Hello, Tanya! How can i factor this? \(\displaystyle \,8y^3\,+\,28y^2\,+\,12y\) Click to expand... Did you forget about Common Factors? \(\displaystyle 8y^3\,+\,28y^2\,+\,12y\;=\;4y(2y^2\,+\,7y\,+\,3)\) Can you finish it now?

T TanyaGrape New member Joined Feb 9, 2006 Messages 13 Apr 7, 2006 #3 it kind of helped but how did you get 2y^2+7y+3 ? thanks