# How do you factor #-2x^3 + 4x^2 +96x#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 28, 2015

#### Explanation:

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

As

Hence we get