Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 6 - Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving - Chapter 6 Test: 2

Answer

$(x+3)(x-8)$

Work Step by Step

Using the rules of factoring trinomials to factor the polynomial, we obtain: $x^{2}-5x-24$ =$x^{2}+3x-8x-24$ =$x(x+3)-8(x+3)$ =$(x+3)(x-8)$
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