# How do you factor #y= x^2 + 12x + 20#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 28, 2015

When factoring trinomials, look for two numbers that give the product of the last number (the term without variables) and the sum or the middle term (the term with a variable of degree 1)

#### Explanation:

y =

y = (x + 10)(x + 2)