# How do you factor completely #6x^2-2x-20#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 10, 2016

#### Answer:

2(3x + 5)(x - 2)

#### Explanation:

Factor the trinomial y, in parentheses, by the new AC method (Socratic Search).

Converted trinomial:

Find p' and q', knowing their sum (-1) and their product (-30).

They are: p' = 5 and q' = -6.

Back to y, -->

Factored form:

Finally,