# How do you factor #8x^2 - 34x + 24 = -11#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 4, 2017

(4x - 7)(2x - 5)

#### Explanation:

Use the new AC Method to factor trinomials (Socratic Search).

Converted trinomial

Compose factor pairs of (ac = 280) --> ....(-10, -18)(-14, -20). This sum is (-35 = b). Then, p' = -14 and q' = -20.

Back to original f(x) -->

Factored form: