## Elementary Technical Mathematics

$(x+14)(x-11)$
$x^2+3x-154$ has no common monomial factors. =$(\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ )(\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ )$ =$(x\ \ \ \ \ \ \ )(x\ \ \ \ \ \ \ )$ =$(x+\ \ )(x-\ \ )$ The factors of -154 must have unlike signs. =$(x+14)(x-11)$ 14 and -11 have a sum of 3 and a product of -154.