Explain how to factor ? Thanks for the help!
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You could work with and notice that when y=-1 the expression is zero so that y+1 is a factor.
Think of it as
Which is equal to .
That can be factored a lot more but I'll leave that to you.
You could also use the rational root theorem, although that would take a while.
Originally Posted by Mrdavid445 You could also use the rational root theorem, although that would take a while. Yeah, it definitely would. I'd just factor it like I showed (or use a tutor's alternative solution, even though it's less intuitive).
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