How do you factor #-2x^3 + 4x^2 +96x#?
Factorizing an expression is to write it as a product of its factors
The first step of factorizing an expression is to 'take out' any common factors which the terms have.
In the given expression, we can take out
And now we factorize
We can use Splitting the middle term technique to factorise the above expression
Hence we get