MTH219T Quadratic Equations discussion

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Post a 150-word response to one of the discussion prompts by Day 5 in the discussion area below:

Prompt 1

View one of the following Week 3 videos:

Answer the following questions:

  • How do you know when you have found the greatest common factor?
  • How does the method of factoring using the greatest common factor differ from using the method of grouping?
  • Which method do you prefer for factoring? Why? Provide an example in your explanation.

Prompt 2

View one of the following Week 3 videos:

Answer the following questions:

  • What process do you use to factor polynomials when the leading coefficient is not 1 (example: ax2 + bx + c)?
    • How does this differ from factoring polynomials when the leading coefficient is 1 (example: x2 + bx + c)?
      • Provide two examples with your explanation. One of your examples should be of the form ax2 + bx + c and the other example of the form x2 + bx + c.

Prompt 3

View the following Week 3 video:

Answer the following questions:

  • Is it possible to solve every quadratic equation by factoring? Why or why not?

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Answer to Prompt 3
One can define the quadratic equation as an equation that one can write in the form as
ax2+bx+c=0. In this equation here, the a, b, and c sig...


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