# How do you factor #2x^3 - 3x^2 - 5x#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 14, 2015

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

First, note that each term has a factor of

Now, we can use the quadratic formula to find the remaining factors, but first let's see if there are easy integer solutions by looking for

We know that

We also know

Multiplying these out shows that

So our final result is