# How do you factor #x^2- 6x+8#?

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Mar 7, 2018

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#"consider the factors of + 8 which sum to give the"#

#"coefficient of the x-term, that is - 6"#

#"the factors of + 8 which sum to - 6 are - 4 and - 2"#

#rArrx^2-6x+8=(x-4)(x-2)#

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