## College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.5 - Page 74: 33

(4x - 1)(5x + 8)

#### Work Step by Step

20$x^{2}$ + 27x - 8 = 20$x^{2}$ + 32x - 5x - 8 = 4x(5x + 8) - 1(5x + 8) =(4x - 1)(5x + 8) 20$x^{2}$ + 27x - 8 is a composite polynomial (4x - 1) and (5x + 8) are prime polynomials

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