Factoring

How do I factor
-3p^2+84p-288

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  1. I wouldn't factor it to get the solutions. I would use the quadratic formula.

    p= (-84 +- sqrt (7056+2345)/-6

    p= (-84 +- 102.53)/-6

    p=31 or p=-3.09

    Now factoring..
    (3p-93)(p+3.09) check that, of course I rounded in the quadratic...

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