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    How do you factorise x(squared)+6x=1?
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    How do you factorise x(squared)+6x=1?
    I'll give you a solution in a few minutes - just so you know how to do this from now on, as this question is a little trickier than normal factorisation.
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    I'll give you a solution in a few minutes - just so you know how to do this from now on, as this question is a little trickier than normal factorisation.
    Thank you for responding
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    How do you factorise x(squared)+6x=1?
    Just apply the quadratic formula, find the solutions, and express the factorised form as (x-a)(x-b)=0 where a,b are the two solutions.
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    Thank you for responding
    No problem, nearly finished writing it out!
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    How do you factorise x(squared)+6x=1?
    Just subtract 1 to make it = 0, then you've got it in the typical quadratic format. From that point, you can use brackets in the normal fashion to factorise.
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    (Original post by Mehru1214)
    No problem, nearly finished writing it out!
    Please don't post full solutions. Let OP have a go themselves first with a hint.
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    Just apply the quadratic formula, find the solutions, and express the factorised form as (x-a)(x-b)=0 where a,b are the two solutions.
    Basically this.
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    Please don't post full solutions. Let OP have a go themselves first with a hint.
    Oops! Sorry forgot I about that...
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    Basically this.
    Thank you
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    Just apply the quadratic formula, find the solutions, and express the factorised form as (x-a)(x-b)=0 where a,b are the two solutions.
    the roots of this equation r rational numbers I think so we were to factorise this will will have to write it in form of (x - a)(x - b) where a and b will be exact answers jn surf form. will this be correct?
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    the roots of this equation r rational numbers I think so we were to factorise this will will have to write it in form of (x - a)(x - b) where a and b will be exact answers jn surf form. will this be correct?
    Yes.
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    Yes.
    okay was curious since I haven't come accross such a case and haven't seen it thanks anyways
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