# How do you factor #2t²-3t-20#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 18, 2015

Factor

Ans: y = (2t + 5)(t - 4)

#### Explanation:

I use the new AC Method (Socratic Search)

Converted

Factor pairs of (-40) --> (-4, 10)(-5, 8). This sum is 3 = -b. Then p' = 5 and q' = -8.

Therefor,

Factored form: