Example55 - Example 2 Factor 8 x2 26 x 20 8 x2 26 x 20 =...

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Example 2 Factor 8 x 2 – 26 x + 20. 8 x 2 – 26 x + 20 = 2(4 x 2 – 13 x + 10) GCF of 2 For first factors, begin with 2 x and 2 x (closest factors). For last factors, begin with –5 and –2 (closest factors and the product is positive; since the middle term is negative, both factors need to be negative). (2 x – 5)(2 x – 2) Shortcut 3 eliminates this possibility. Now, try –1 and –10 for last factors. (2 x – 1)(2
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