# Some Math Tips

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## Some quick tips

**Question:** How to factor without quadratic formulas (b,c are integers)

**Answer:** A trick to factor such equations is that we find two factors of c such they add up to b (if + sign) or subtract to b(if - sign) e.g factor . Now 6 has two factors: 6 and 1 which subtract to 5. so using this trick, we can write , which gives

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