# Can #y=2x^2 +2x-8 # be factored? If so what are the factors ?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 31, 2015

It is non factorable

#### Explanation:

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At this point, it is obvious that it is non factorable since there are no two integers that multiply to -4 and that add to + 1. All you can do to factor it is extract a common factor like shown above.