# How do you factor #y= 6x^2 + 20x + 6# ?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 28, 2016

y = 2(3x + 1)(x + 3)

#### Explanation:

Use the new AC Method to factor trinomial. (Socratic Search)

Converted trinomial:

Factor pairs of 36 --> (2, 18) This sum is 20 = b. Then p' = 2 and q' = 18

Back to original trinomial:

Factored form: