## College Algebra (6th Edition)

In this question, factoring is done by the grouping method 2$x^{2}$ + 5x - 3 = 2$x^{2}$ + 6x - x - 3 = 2x(x + 3)-1(x + 3) =(x + 3)(2x - 1) 2$x^{2}$ + 5x - 3 is a composite polynomial (x + 3) and (2x - 1) are prime polynomials