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Another way is to look at each element inside the parentheses. In this case, t^2 and 12 are the two elements. You ask yourself, "Do these two elements share a common factor?" If the answer is yes, then you have not completely factored the expression, but if the answer is no, then you...

Remember, FOIL is an acronym that tells you how to multiply one parenthetical expression by another. It stands for "First, Outside, Inside, Last," which is the order in which you multiply and then add the elements in your expression. The confusing part is that "First"...