# How do you solve #x^2 + 2x - 15 = 0# by factoring?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 16, 2015

The solutions are

#### 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

Now we equate the factors to zero to find the solutions: