E Eva Barragan New member Joined Feb 8, 2006 Messages 44 Apr 3, 2006 #1 the derictions say: FACTOR x^2-2.25 i tried to solve it but i keep getting weird awnsers your help will be muchhh apreciated thanx

the derictions say: FACTOR x^2-2.25 i tried to solve it but i keep getting weird awnsers your help will be muchhh apreciated thanx

R royhaas Full Member Joined Dec 14, 2005 Messages 832 Apr 3, 2006 #2 Start with \(\displaystyle x^2-2.25=x^2-1.5^2\).

T TchrWill Full Member Joined Jul 7, 2005 Messages 856 Apr 3, 2006 #3 The derictions say: FACTOR x^2-2.25 i tried to solve it but i keep getting weird awnsers your help will be muchhh apreciated thanx Any expression f the form x^2 - y^2 is equivalant to (x + y)(x - y) If you recognize that the square root of 2.25 is 1.15, then the factorization becomes (x + 1.5)(x - 1.5).

The derictions say: FACTOR x^2-2.25 i tried to solve it but i keep getting weird awnsers your help will be muchhh apreciated thanx Any expression f the form x^2 - y^2 is equivalant to (x + y)(x - y) If you recognize that the square root of 2.25 is 1.15, then the factorization becomes (x + 1.5)(x - 1.5).

E Eva Barragan New member Joined Feb 8, 2006 Messages 44 Apr 5, 2006 #4 thanx it really did help i appreciate the time you put into this problem thanx