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question: Factor.

-12n-20

 

options:

a.) -4(3n-5)

b.) 4(3n+5)

c.) -4(3n+5)

d.) 4(3n-5)

 Jan 29, 2015

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When in doubt....just look at the answers...b and d would produce positive first terms....but the given problem has a negative first term.....

So...it appears it's a two-horse race....

Expand each remaining one and see what happens....

 

 Jan 29, 2015
 #1
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Best Answer

When in doubt....just look at the answers...b and d would produce positive first terms....but the given problem has a negative first term.....

So...it appears it's a two-horse race....

Expand each remaining one and see what happens....

 

CPhill Jan 29, 2015

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