# How do you factor: #y= x^2 + 6x – 27 #?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 11, 2016

To factor trinomials of the form y =

#### Explanation:

Two numbers that multiply to -27 and add to +6 are +9 and -3.

So, y = #x^2 + 6x - 27

y = (x + 9)(x - 3)

Hopefully this helps!