## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

$(4x+5)(2x+3)$
Using factoring of trinomials in the form $ax^2+bx+c,$ the given expression, $8x^2+22x+15 ,$ has $ac$ equal to $8(15)=120$ and $b$ equal to $22 .$ The $2$ numbers that have a product of $ac$ and a sum of $b$ are $\left\{ 10,12 \right\}.$ Using these $2$ numbers to decompose the middle term of the trinomial expression above results to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 8x^2+10x+12x+15 .\end{array} Grouping the first and second terms and the third and fourth terms, the expression above is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (8x^2+10x)+(12x+15) .\end{array} Factoring the $GCF$ in each group results to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 2x(4x+5)+3(4x+5) .\end{array} Factoring the $GCF= (4x+5)$ of the entire expression above results to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (4x+5)(2x+3) .\end{array}