How to factor 9x^2+6x-8?
Factor the polynomial:
How to resolve the problem?
1. The first term coefficient is 9 and the third term coefficient is -8.
Find the product:
2. Find two factors of the -72 that add to 6, it is the second term coefficient.
These factors are 12 and -6:
3. Replace 6x with 12x - 6x:
4. Group the positive and negative terms so:
5. Factor out the common factors: 3x and 4:
6. Factor out the common factor 3x - 2:
7. And the final answer: