Posted by **Mike** on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 4:43pm.

I need to factor this trinomial,

but I can't figure it out.

2q²-9q-18

- 9th grade math -
**john**, Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 5:41pm
(2q+3)(q-6) , i just think of it was you know the 2q and q because of 2q^2. and you know the last two have to multiply to be 18

- 9th grade math -
**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 12:30am
3 * 6 = 18

2 * 6 = 12

12 - 3 = 9

This can lead you to John's answer.

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