Kathy H.

asked • 11/19/12

How can we factor a trinomials with a prime number

2m-11m+15.   How is this factored?

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Nathaniel K. answered • 06/10/13

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Michael B.

Nice answer... one minor typo... "Switching the placement of the 3 and 15...".

Also, for benefit of the OP, not all trinomials will factor cleanly.  If they do, that's great.  If not, you can also use other methods - completing the square, or quadratic equation.

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