# How do you factor #20+6x-2x^2#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 12, 2015

#### Explanation:

I (personally) always find it easier to work with expressions in standard form, so I will re-write the given expression as

As a first step extract the obvious constant factor:

To factor the second part, we are looking for factors of

Again with only a bit of consideration we can come up with

Since the constant term

Since the coefficient of

Therefore we can factor our expression as