How do you factor #5x^2-11x+2#?
Factor y = 5x^2 - 11x + 2.
Ans: (5x - 1)(x - 2).
I use the new AC Method to factor trinomials (Socratic Search).
Find p' and q' knowing sum (b = - 11) and product (ac = 10).
They are: p' = -1, and q' = -10
Factored form of y: