# How do you factor the expression #x^2+8x+15#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 2, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Find ** sum** is

**is**

*product*These numbers are

#3+5=8#

#3xx5=15#

Use the numbers

#(x+3)(x+5)#

This is

You can check your work by redistributing and seeing if you get

#(x+3)(x+5)=x(x)+5x+3x+3(5)=x^2+8x+15#