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please factor x^2+6 thank you!

 Sep 25, 2014

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Because it has a plus sign, it cannot be factored using only real numbers.

If you can use imaginary numbers (complex numbers), it can be factored as ( x +√(-6) )·( x - √(-6) )

which is ( x + i√6 ) ( x - i√6 ).

 Sep 25, 2014
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x^2+6 it's not that hard

 Sep 25, 2014
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Because it has a plus sign, it cannot be factored using only real numbers.

If you can use imaginary numbers (complex numbers), it can be factored as ( x +√(-6) )·( x - √(-6) )

which is ( x + i√6 ) ( x - i√6 ).

geno3141 Sep 25, 2014
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Wow you're awesome!!  I knew it was a bit tricky.  Thank you geno3141

 Sep 26, 2014

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