# How do you factor #2n^2 + 5n + 2#?

##### 1 Answer

May 27, 2015

coefficient of the first term:

coefficient of the last term:

coefficient of the middle term (using only the factors above):

Alternative method:

Treat the given expression as a quadratic set equal to zero, with the form

and use the quadratic formula

This will given solutions

for a factoring