# How do you factor the expression #2x^2 + 5x - 18#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 23, 2015

#### Explanation:

first make sure the coefficient of

you can factorize a quadratic polynomial in the form:

let the two numbers be

so, from the equation, we have

solve this 2 equation 2 unknown by substituting either

on solving you get the two numbers

now, you can write: