Review:

Factor the following expressions. Use more than one solution strategy to verify that you have factored correctly.

1) \(x^2+8x+12\)

2) \(2x^2+9x+10\)

3) \(x^4-4x^2-12\)

The answers below are out of order. Use them to check your work.

Answers:

a) \((2x+5)(x+2)\)

b) \((x^2-6)(x^2+2)\)

c) \((x+2)(x+6)\)

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