Imagine that you go on to instruct your friend on factoring trinomials using this example, algebra homework help

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Suppose one of your friends is struggling with the process used to factor a trinomial. You show your friend this formula for a trinomial: ax2 + bc + c where LaTeX: a\ne0 and LaTeX: a\ne1

Next, you give your friend this equation as an example:

2x2 + 11x + 12.

Imagine that you go on to instruct your friend on factoring trinomials using this example.

  • What do you think is a common mistake that your friend might make when factoring this type of trinomial?
  • What advice would you give your friend for avoiding this mistake?
  • What would you tell your friend to do in order to check his work after he factored the trinomial?

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Common Mistake in Factoring Trinomials
Based on the example of a trinomial equation given below:
2𝑥 2 + 12𝑥 + 11
The most common mistake my friend is likely to make is picking two integers whose sum is not
the second t...

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