## Algebra 1

$(p+8)(p-5)$
List the pairs of numbers whose product is 40. 1,40 2,20 4,10 5,8 Determine which pair has a difference of 3. Since 3 is the coefficient of p and the third term is subtracted, the expressions of the binomial will be one addition and one subtraction. $8-5=3$ $p^2+3p-40=(p+8)(p-5)$