# How do you factor #6r^2-28r+16#?

##### 2 Answers

To factor

Look for a factorization of

The pair

Then for each of the combinations:

So

#### Explanation:

Factoring requires a solid knowledge of the multiplication tables.

Always look for a common factor first - all these numbers are even.

All the clues are in the trinomial o3 3 and 8. Compare the colors and read it as follows:

Find the factors of

The signs will be

Use different factors of 3 and 8 and **cross-multiply** with different combinations, until the sum of the products is 14.

Now put the signs into the brackets.