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Find the largest value of \(n\) such that \(3x^2 +nx + 72 \) can be factored as the product of two linear factors with integer coefficients.

 Aug 15, 2023
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I misread the problem and made a mistake

 Aug 15, 2023
edited by Bosco  Aug 15, 2023
edited by Bosco  Aug 15, 2023
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3x^2 + nx  + 72

n will be greatest when 72 is  factored as  72 * 1

 

Factor  as    (3x  +1) (x + 72)   →    n =  217 x  

 

cool cool cool 

 Aug 15, 2023
edited by CPhill  Aug 15, 2023
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Thanks!!!

xxyoohoo  Aug 15, 2023

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