# Is it possible to factor #y= 4x^2 -12x + 9 #? If so, what are the factors?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 15, 2016

Yes.

#### Explanation:

If the general form of the factored quadratic is

This means that we need factors

Because the sign of the middle term is negative and the sign of the last term is positive, both

In this example

The answer is therefore