OpenStudy (anonymous):

Factor the following problem completely. First, factor out the greatest common factor, and then factor the remaining trinomial: 2x^2 + 12x + 16

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

I need step by step help, I want to solve it, not just answers, please.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anikate):

first. do u see a gcf within all those numbers?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anikate):

yo sry i gtg to sleep. but the gcf is 2

3 years ago
OpenStudy (djcall11):

?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (djcall11):

2(x+4)(x+2)

3 years ago
OpenStudy (nikato):

So factor out a 2 because that's what 2,12, and 16 all have in common So now you have 2(x^2 + 6x +8) Do you know how to factor x^2 + 6x+8?

3 years ago