# How do you factor x^2 + 29x - 30?

Apr 28, 2016

${x}^{2} + 29 x - 30 = \left(x + 30\right) \left(x - 1\right)$

#### Explanation:

${x}^{2} + 29 x - 30$

= ${x}^{2} - x + 30 x - 30$

= $x \left(x - 1\right) + 30 \left(x - 1\right)$

= $\left(x + 30\right) \left(x - 1\right)$