Posted by hannah on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 5:08pm.
are you factoring?
To factor, find two factors of the first and third terms that, when multiplied, will add to find the value of the center term.
(3,1 or -3,-1) and (4,6 or 2,12 or 3,8)
24x^2-22x+3 = (6x-1)(4x-3)