Get the Math and Points Jan 2017 CC Alg 1#1

jan-2017-cc-alg-i-1-q

We can figure out the answer to this problem by studying the signs.

To get the “-” in 16x^2 – 36, we need a “+” and a “-” so when they are multiplied together they will equal a “-“.
Answer (1) has 2 negatives that when multiplied will equal a positive
Answer (3) has 2 negatives that when multiplied will equal a positive
Answer (4) has 2 positives that when multiplied will equal a positive
So find the one that has a positive and negative!  2 points 🙂

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