# Is it possible to factor #y=x^2+15x+36 #? If so, what are the factors?

##### 1 Answer

May 16, 2018

Factoring

#### Explanation:

So to factor

6 x 6 = 36 | 6 + 6 = 12 - This set of numbers do not work

18 x 2 = 36 | 18 + 2 = 20 - This set of numbers do not work

12 x 3 = 36 | 12 + 3 = 15 - This set of numbers do work.

So we now can plug in numbers and since

So factoring