# algebra

Solve by factoring 2w^2-11=-12
I'm having a super hard time with factoring....can someone plz help?

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1. have the teachers taken today off????

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2. geez - impatient much?
I shall assume you mean
2x^2 - 11x = -12
2x^2 - 11x + 12 = 0
(2x-3)(x-4) = 0
x = 3/2 or 4

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3. Even teachers have their own lives, you know! Please be patient because they aren't robots!

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4. 2x^2 - 11x + 12 = 0
A*C = 2*12 = 24 = -3*-8. sum = -11 = B.
2x^2 - (3x+8x) + 12 = 0
x*(2x-3) -4(2x-3) = 0
(2x-3)(x-4) = 0
2x-3 = 0, X = 3/2.
x-4 = 0, X = 4.

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