# How do you solve #-16p^2-64p-64=0# by factoring?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 20, 2015

The solution is

#### Explanation:

We can **Split the Middle Term** of this expression to factorise it and thereby find solutions.

In this technique, if we have to factorise an expression like

and

After trying out a few numbers we get

**common factor** to each of the terms

we now equate the factors to zero: