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Re: factoringHi;
That is incorrect. Please try again. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #3 20140212 01:11:44
Re: factoringhi ninjaman, So ?1 times ?2 must come to 6t^2 and ?3 times ?4 must come to 12. There are several ways of achieving this, but find one where the two 't' terms come to 18t together. Bob ps. In this example, it is also possible to factorise a 6 before you start on the quadratic. This will make it easier to find the ?s. And a factorisation is not complete until the numbers are factorised out too. You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei 