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Factoring quadratic equations

Factor: 75+12x^2+60x

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12*x^2+60x+75=3*(4*x^2+20x+25)

Notice: 4*x^2=(2x)^2 and 25=5^2.

Also : 20x=2*(2x)*5.

This leads to a binom of the form
(a+b)^2=a^2+2ab+b^2, ...

Solution Summary

This shows how to factor a given quadratic equation.

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