# How do you factor #4v^2-9v-9#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 14, 2015

But how to get there is a little more complex.

Start by looking at factor pairs of

(that is values

and

factor pairs of

(again, values

There are only a very few possibilities

We are looking for values

such that

Because of our restrictions on possible factor pair values

we simply need to find the two pair factors that give

Since there are not a lot of combinations

the two pairs