# How do you factor completely 2x^2 - 20x - 48?

Apr 15, 2016

$2 \left({x}^{2} - 10 x - 24\right)$
$= 2 \left({x}^{2} - 12 x + 2 x - 24\right)$
=2(x(x-12)+2(x-12)
$= 2 \left(x - 12\right) \left(x + 2\right)$

Apr 15, 2016

$y = 2 \left({x}^{2} - 10 x - 24\right)$.