MATH FACTOR POLYNOMIALS

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Factor the polynomial. Please show all work.
x^2+2x-3

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    +3-1 = +2
    so
    (x+3)(x-1)

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    thanks so much - but I have no idea what you did. why is it +3-1=2. How did you get to this? Is there a rule?

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    I was looking for what with 3 would make 2 and it is one.

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