# How do you factor #x^2+3x+12=0#?

##### 2 Answers

#### Answer:

There are no Real factors of

#### Explanation:

If you are willing to include Complex values in your solution

then you can use the quadratic formula to get

for the factoring:

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

First of all there are no whole number factors of 12 that can be use to sum to 3 from the

Lets check to see if the plot actually crosses the x-axis. If it does then the determinate part of

Determinate

Thus the roots do not belong to the set of real numbers (

They belong to the set of numbers called complex (

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