Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 3:48pm.

i have trouble factoring this equation any time x^2 has a number before it i get confused and don't know how to factor

how would you solve this

-3x^2+5x-2

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**PsyDAG**, Monday, April 11, 2011 at 12:29pm
Find two factors for each end term (3,-1 or -3,1) and (2,-1 or -2,1).

Figure how they could be summed to get the middle term.

However, I could not do this. Do you have a typo?

3x^2 + 5x - 2 = (3x-1)(x+2)

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