# Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-6 Factoring ax(squared) + bx + c - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 509: 33

Answers may vary, and two possible answers are provided. -41: $8r^2-41r-42 = (8r-42)(r+1)$ -34: $8r^2-34r-42 = (4r-21)(2r+2)$

#### Work Step by Step

$8r^2+xr-42$ $(8r-42)(r+1) = 8r^2-42r+r-42 = 8r^2-41r-42$ $(4r-21)(2r+2) = 8r^2 +8r-42r -42 = 8r^2-34r-42$

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