# How do you factor #y=x^3-4x^2-17x+60# ?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 9, 2016

The factors are

#### Explanation:

Assume that the factors are

(i) if

(ii)

So, which factor of 60 (such as 2, 3, 5, 6, 10 etc.) makes

Hit and trial will show that

and hence

When we divide

Similarly

and hence next factor is

Dividing

Hence the factors of