# How do you factor completely #x^2-14x+49#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 19, 2016

#### Explanation:

All the information you need is in the quadratic trinomial ... Read from right to left:

Find factors of 49 which ADD (+) to give 14.

These will be

The + sign shows that the signs in the brackets will be the SAME, the minus (-) shows that they will be negative: