find the LCM of X2 + X -6 and X2 + 8X + 15

socachutney

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Find the LCM of X2 + X -6 and X2 + 8X + 15.

The X is squared.

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Subhotosh Khan

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Hint:

Those two are quadratic expressions. Factorize those. - and then find LCM
 

jwpaine

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Re: Please help me find the LCM

socachutney said:
Find the LCM of X2 + X -6 and X2 + 8X + 15.

The X is squared.

Thanks
Hint: start by factoring:

\(\displaystyle \L (x^2 + x - 6)\) and \(\displaystyle \L (x^2 + 8x + 15)\)

= \(\displaystyle \L \(x-2)(x+3)\) and \(\displaystyle \L (x+3)(x+5)\)
 
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