# How do you write x^2 + 2x – 8  in factored form?

$\left(x - 2\right) \left(x + 4\right)$
${x}^{2} + 2 x - 8$
${x}^{2} + 4 x - 2 x - 8$
$x \left(x + 4\right) - 2 \left(x + 4\right)$
$\left(x - 2\right) \left(x + 4\right)$