# Is it possible to factor #y=4x^2+19x - 5 #? If so, what are the factors?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 26, 2018

#### Explanation:

Factor:

You can factor the right-hand side by using the "splitting the middle term" method.

Multiply the coefficient of the first term by the constant.

Find two numbers that when added equal

Split

Factor out the common terms in the first two terms and the second two terms.

It is understood that

Factor out the common term