So the story is that I have been out of High school for about 5 years now, and I cannot for the life of me remember any of the rules for this "stuff". I have enrolled in calculus, and the prof is an extremely strict man, and flat out refuses to help me, so I am hoping somebody can jog my memory?
The question is:
All I am being asked to do is factor which I am embarrassed to say, I am struggling with.
The part that is giving me pause is the -2. Do I need to make it positive? I just can't remember.
Any hints or clues would be a lifesaver.