# How do you factor the quadratic expression completely? #2x^2 - 13x + 20#

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Jun 10, 2018

#### Explanation:

Factors of

so you can replace -13 with -5 and -8 such that:

which goes to:

Take the expressions not in the brackets together to get:

Jun 10, 2018

#### Explanation:

The simplest way to do this is using the quadratic equation:

Where,

Therefore,