Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-6 Factoring ax2+bx+c - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 521: 15



Work Step by Step

You are given $2k^{2}$-13k-24. Factor it out: $2k^{2}$+3k-16k-24-break out the middle value- ($2k^{2}$+3k)+(-16k-24) -group the first two and last two terms- k(2k+3)-8(2k+3) -Find the GCF of each grouping- (k-8)(2k+3) -factor out the common term- =(2k+3)(k-8)
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