# How do you factor #y=2x^2+11x+12# ?

##### 2 Answers

Aug 2, 2016

#### Explanation:

Find factors of 2 and 12 which add together to give 11.

find the cross products and add. There is some trial and error.

The signs are the same they are both positive.

Aug 2, 2016

#### Explanation:

First, let's find the zeros of the function y by solving the equation:

You can factor a trynomial:

and have:

that's