Factor 8y^2-14y-15

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8y2-14y-15
For a polynomial of the form ax2+bx+c, rewrite the middle term as a sum of two terms whose product is a⋅c=8⋅-15=-120 and whose sum is b=-14.
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Factor -14 out of -14y.
8y2-14(y)-15
Rewrite -14 as 6 plus -20
8y2+(6-20)y-15
Apply the distributive property.
8y2+6y-20y-15
8y2+6y-20y-15
Factor out the greatest common factor from each group.
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Group the first two terms and the last two terms.
(8y2+6y)-20y-15
Factor out the greatest common factor (GCF) from each group.
2y(4y+3)-5(4y+3)
2y(4y+3)-5(4y+3)
Factor the polynomial by factoring out the greatest common factor, 4y+3.
(4y+3)(2y-5)
Factor 8y^2-14y-15

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