# How do you factor #2x^2 - x - 3#?

##### 1 Answer

May 28, 2015

**Problem:** Factor

The generic form of this equation is

Multiply

Find two factors of

Rewrite the equation so that

Group the first and second pairs of terms.

Factor

Factor out the common term

We can also rewrite the equation as

Group the two sets of terms.

Factor

Factor out the common term