# How do you write #4x^2+2x-12# in factored form?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 16, 2015

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Extract the obvious constant factor of

#color(green)(2)color(orange)((2x^2+x-6))#

Factoring

by looking for integer factors

and integer factors

such that

The only integer factors of

Integer factors of

Checking the four possible combinations, we find:

So