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Tristan de Frondeville

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Re: Factoring
Posted: Apr 13, 1998 5:20 PM
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> Better Effort #2

Until technology can plot implicit functions, you need to complete the
square (factoring) to get many functions into y= form.

> Factoid (as our local TV station calls them): Of all possible
> quadratic
> polynomials whose coefficients are less than or equal to 20, only 7.6%
> of them
> factor.
> (This of course is NOT offered in defence of factoring quadratics;
> just the
> opposite.)
> Lin McMullin
> Ballston Spa, NY

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