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2-46.

Copy and complete each of the Diamond Problems below. The pattern used in the Diamond Problems is shown below. Homework Help ✎

Add *x* and *y* to fill the bottom and multiply them to fill the top.

The sum is −11.

What are the factors of −12?

Which of those add to 4?

The larger factor must be positive in order for the sum to be positive.

Follow the steps in part (a).