# Re: How would you factor this?

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Posted by Joel on November 07, 2002 at 18:18:20:

In Reply to: Re: How would you factor this? posted by Tigergolf06 on November 07, 2002 at 17:06:01:

: : : 12x^3-12x^2?

: : determine GCF (which is 12x2)

: : then use distributive property to factor

: : 12x2(x-1)

: : ...are you sure you're in calculus???

: There are 2 more problems with the homework that go along with what you did above.

: 3) When the domain is restricted to -2 <= x <= 2, what is the global maximum and global minimum value of f(x) over this domain? Name both the value of the function and the x coordinate where the extreme value occurs.

: 4) Using Xmin=-2 and Xmax=2 and appropriate values of Ymin and Ymax, sketch a useful graph of y=f(x). Be sure to label with both the x and y coordinates all local extrema, global extrema, and inflection points.

: THANK YOU! THIS IS DUE TOMORROW AND I DO NOT KNOW WHAT TO DO ON THESE LAST 2!!!

3. TRY to do your homework & if you get stuck on some specific detail, explain what you tried & then ask about it. Don't expect us to do your homework for you. You won't learn anything from that.

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