Solve by Factoring x^3+3x^2-4x-12=0

Solve by Factoring x^3+3x^2-4x-12=0
Factor out the greatest common factor from each group.
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Group the first two terms and the last two terms.
Factor out the greatest common factor (GCF) from each group.
Factor the polynomial by factoring out the greatest common factor, .
Rewrite as .
Factor.
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Since both terms are perfect squares, factor using the difference of squares formula, where and .
Remove unnecessary parentheses.
If any individual factor on the left side of the equation is equal to , the entire expression will be equal to .
Set the first factor equal to and solve.
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Set the first factor equal to .
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Set the next factor equal to and solve.
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Set the next factor equal to .
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Set the next factor equal to and solve.
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Set the next factor equal to .
Add to both sides of the equation.
The final solution is all the values that make true.
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