# Can #y=2x^2+9x-5# be factored? If so what are the factors ?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 30, 2016

(2x - 1)(x + 5)

#### Explanation:

Converted trinomial

p' and q' have opposite signs. Factor pairs of (-10) --> (-1, 10). This sum is 9 = b. Then p' = -1 and q = 10.

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