# Can #y=x^2-4x-12 # be factored? If so what are the factors ?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 17, 2016

Yes!!!

#### Explanation:

y =

y =

y = x(x - 6) + 2(x - 6)

y = (x +2)(x - 6)

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