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10 Tips to Help You Pass College Algebra

College algebra can be a challenge that many students confront early in their college experience. If you are concerned about how to pass college algebra, consider developing a strategy that includes the following tips from a former mathematics professor. College algebra is accessible to everyone, even if you think you aren’t a “math person”. 1. ...

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Use the Binomial Theorem to Help Expand Binomial Expressions

When raising a binomial to the second power, we use the FOIL method. We can raise a binomial to the 3rd power by using the FOIL method and then multiply the result by the original binomial. As we raise a binomial to higher powers, this method gets increasingly tedious and time consuming. The binomial theorem ...

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Algebra: Factoring Polynomial Equations

Note: In this article the product of 5 and x squared will appear as follows 5x 2 Due to conditions beyond my control, all superscripts appear as subscripts. Lets consider the polynomial equation ax3 + bx2 + cx + d The first question that enters one’s mind is: Does this equation have a common root? ...

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SOLVING GEOMETRIC SEQUENCES

SOLVING GEOMETRIC SEQUENCES Arithmetic sequences are formed by addition, whereas geometric sequences are formed by multiplication. Geometric sequences are also called geometric progressions . A geometric sequence is one in which each term is multiplied by the same number to get the next term. This number is known as the common ratio r, where r ...