SOLUTION: Factor 1. a^2+3a+8a+24 2. 3u^2+1u-24 3. 28v^2-37v-21 4. 9g^2+18gp+8p^2

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 Question 521726: Factor 1. a^2+3a+8a+24 2. 3u^2+1u-24 3. 28v^2-37v-21 4. 9g^2+18gp+8p^2Answer by stanbon(57342)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Factor 1. a^2+3a+8a+24 --- = a(a+3) + 8(a+3) = (a+3)(a+8) --------------------- 2. 3u^2+1u-24 = 3u^2+9u-8u-24 ------ = 3u(u+3)-8(u+3) --- = (u+3)(3u-8) ---------------------- 3. 28v^2-37v-21 a = 28 ; b = -37 ; c = -21 No simple factors. ---------- 4. 9g^2+18gp+8p^2 = (3q+2p)(3q+4p) =================== Cheers, Stan H. ===================