Please help

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What does this equation cancel/simplify down to?

6x-12+3x+24=x(squared) +6x-16

Thankyou loads :)

Posted Thu 25th October, 2012 @ 13:57 by :) PurpleJaguar (: - Team GR

2 Answers

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  1. (x-7)(x+4) is the answer
  2. 6x+3x-12+24=x(squared)+6x-16
  3. 6x+3x-6x-12+24+16=xsquared
  4. 3x+28=xsquared
  5. xsquared-3x-28=0
  6. factorise to get the final answer
Answered Thu 25th October, 2012 @ 14:47 by sungita
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Thankyou sungita, and thanks for putting it in steps that really helped :)

Answered Thu 25th October, 2012 @ 15:25 by :) PurpleJaguar (: - Team GR