# How do you factor #24y^2 + 41y + 12#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 6, 2015

#### Answer:

Factor f(y) = 24y^2 + 41y + 12

Ans: (8x + 3)(3x + 4)

#### Explanation:

I use the new AC Method (Google, Yahoo Search)

Converted trinomial

p' and q' have same sign (Rule of signs)

Factor pairs of 288 --> ...(6, 48)(8, 36)(9, 32). This sum is 41 = -b.

Then p' = 9 and q' = 32

Therefor,

Factored form:

NOTE. Solving by the new AC Method is fast, systematic, no guessing, no lengthy solving by grouping.