# How do you factor #2(2r^2-5r-6)#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 14, 2016

#### Answer:

See solution below.

#### Explanation:

Since this trinomial is of the form

There are no 2 numbers that multiply to -12 and that add to -5. As a result, this polynomial is factored completely and cannot be simplified any further.

Hopefully this helps!