# Question 3, Review Exercise

Solutions of Question 3 of Review Exercise of Unit 01: Complex Numbers. This is unit of Model Textbook of Mathematics for Class XI published by National Book Foundation (NBF) as Federal Textbook Board, Islamabad, Pakistan.

## Question 3(i)

Factorize the following: $3 x^{2}+108$

** Solution. **

\begin{align*} & 3 x^{2}+108\\ =&3 (x^{2}+36)\\ =&3 (x^{2}-(6i)^2)\\ =&3 (x+6i)(x-6i) \end{align*}

## Question 3(ii)

Factorize the following: $4 x^{2}+40$

** Solution. **

\begin{align*} &4 x^{2}+40\\ =&4 (x^{2}+10)\\ =&4 (x^{2}+(\sqrt{10}i)^2)\\ =&4 (x+\sqrt{10}i)(x-\sqrt{10}i) \end{align*}

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