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Factoring cubics and quartics 2010-09-29
From Tori:
How do you factor these types of questions:

* x^3 - 4x^2 - x + 4
*2x^3 - 3x^2 - 4x - 6
*x^4 - 15x^2 - 16

Answered by Robert Dawson.
Factoring a cubic 2005-02-20
From Abraham:
How would you factor completely,

Answered by Claude Tardif.
Factoring a cubic 2000-10-31
From A student:
Factor Completely

18p3 - 51p2 - 135p

Answered by Paul Betts and Penny Nom.
Graphing cube roots 2000-04-27
From Heather Jones:
What do the graphs of cube roots look like?
Answered by Walter Whiteley.
Factoring polynomials 1999-03-29
From Karen:
I have been unable to factorise a polynomial equation and was wondering if you could please help. It is level (10-12) maths. The polynomial is x3 + x2 - 24x + 36
I have tried a few factorisation methods such as foctorisation by grouping but it won't work this polynomial. Please help.

Answered by Jeff Walters and Jack LeSage.
Polynomials 1997-10-07
From Sheryl and Jeff:
I'm a math teacher in Jerusalem, Israel.

I'm teaching about graphing polynomial functions in a pre-calc class. A student asked me what they're good for. I couldn't give her a good example. Do you have one. Thanks.
Answered by Penny Nom.




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