How do you factor #8x^4 + 4x^3 - 24x^2 #?

1 Answer
Jan 9, 2017

Answer:

See the complete factoring process below in the Explanation section:

Explanation:

The first step to factoring this expression is to factor #x^2# out of the expression:

#x^2(8x^2 + 4x - 24)#

The next step is to factor the quadratic expression in the parenthesis:

#x^2(4x + 6)(2x - 4)#