# How do you factor and solve #3x^2+ 2x = 8#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 29, 2017

#### Answer:

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, subtract

Next, playing with factors of 3 (1 x 3 and 3 x 1) and factors of 8 (1 x 8, 2 x 4, 4 x 2 and 8 x 1) we can factor this as:

Now, solve each term for

Solution 1)

Solution 2)

The solution is: