For a polynomial of the form ax2+bx+c, rewrite the middle term as a sum of two terms whose product is a⋅c=56⋅-3=-168 and whose sum is b=17.
Factor 17 out of 17v.
Rewrite 17 as -7 plus 24
Apply the distributive property.
Factor out the greatest common factor from each group.
Group the first two terms and the last two terms.
Factor out the greatest common factor (GCF) from each group.
Factor the polynomial by factoring out the greatest common factor, 8v-1.