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# X^3-3x^2-4x+12

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07 Jan 2009, 15:23
$$X^3-3x^2-4x+12$$

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07 Jan 2009, 23:20
GMATBLACKBELT wrote:
X^3-3x^2-4x+12

= x^3 - 3x^2 - 4x + 12
= x^2 (x - 3) - 4 (x - 3)
= (x^2 - 4) (x - 3)
= (x - 2) (x + 2) (x - 3)

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07 Jan 2009, 23:30
x(x^2 - 3x - 4x +12)
x(x^2 - 7x + 12)
x(x-4)(x-3)

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