# How do you factor #8v ^ { 2} + 23v - 3# by grouping?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 7, 2017

Break the trinomial into two binomials (8v -1) (1v +3)

#### Explanation:

In the

The C value of -3 indicates that one of the binomials must be positive and one must be negative.

The B value of + 23 indicates that the positive value must be greater than the negative value.

The positive value - the negative value = +23.

Factor 8 and 3 to see possible combinations

8 can be factored into

3 can only be factored into