Factor each polynomial completely. If the polynomial cannot be factored,

William Curry 2021-12-14 Answered
Factor each polynomial completely. If the polynomial cannot be factored, say it is prime.
3y318y248y
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Samantha Brown
Answered 2021-12-15 Author has 35 answers
Step 1
The given polynomial is,
3y318y248y
Taking 3y common from all the terms of the polynomial, we get
3y318y248y=3y(y26y16)
Step 2
On factorizing the terms, we get
3y(y26y16)=3y(y28y+2y16)
=3y[y(y-8)+2(y-8)]
=3y(y+2)(y-8)
Therefore, the factorized form of the given polynomial is 3y(y+2)(y-8)
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Answered 2021-12-16 Author has 43 answers
y(3y218y48)
3y(y26y16)
=3y(y-8)(y+2)
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