## College Algebra (6th Edition)

6$x^{2}$ - 17x + 12 = 6$x^{2}$ - 9x - 8x + 12 = 3x(2x - 3) - 4(2x - 3) =(2x - 3)(3x - 4) 6$x^{2}$ - 17x + 12 is a composite polynomial (2x - 3) and (3x - 4) are prime polynomials