Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305071751
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-175-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Algebraic Expressions - 1.3 Exercises: 101

Answer

$(2x + 3)(x + 1)$

Work Step by Step

Rearrange the expression with two middle terms that can be factored with the outer terms: $2x^2 + 5x + 3$ $2x^2 + 2x + 3x + 3$ $2x(x + 1) + 3(x + 1)$ $(2x + 3)(x + 1)$
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