# How do you factor #h(x)= x^4 + 4x^3 + x^2 - 6x#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 22, 2015

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Extract the common factor of

Considering the term:

Notice that the coefficients of the first 3 terms sum to the negative of the final constant

Using synthetic division (or whatever method you choose):

We can use standard AC methods to factor this final term: