## Algebra 1

$p = -4/3$ or $p = 5$
$3p^2-11p-20$ The coefficient 3 multiplies with -20 to get (-60) $-15 * 4 = -60$ $-15 + 4 = -11$ $3p^2 -15p+4p-20$ $3p(p-5)+4(p-5)$ $(3p+4)(p-5)$ $3p+4=0$ $3p=-4$ $p=-4/3$ or $p-5=0$ $p=5$ Therefore, p equals either $-4/3$ or $5$