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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