# Algebra 1-Factoring Help!

Factor completely. if the polynomial is prime, state this.

-6x^2-21x-9

I am confused about how to factoring.

Thanks!

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1. -6x^2-21x-9
first, take out the -3

-3(2x^2+7x+3)
-3(x +3)(2x+1)

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bobpursley
2. Somebody had the same question earlier today.

http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1459354736

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3. Thanks for the hints.

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