What's wrong with the workings in the attachment? Why can't I factorise?
You're lucky I can read upside down.
I would advise in the future that you become acquainted with the use of latex, even if it's only a rudimentary understanding like mine to avoid attachments and to make the problem legible. We have
You have done nothing wrong, if I have read what you've written correctly. Here we can use the quadratic formula to find the solutions for x directly, no need to factorize.