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1-127.

Factor each expression.

1. $x^2+8x-9$

The leading coefficient is $1$, so what two numbers multiply to be $−9$ and sum to $8$?

1. $6x^2+48x-54$

Each term in this expression is a multiple of $6$, so begin by factoring out a $6$.