# Math Help - Factorising again?

1. ## Factorising again?

How can I factorise this equation:

2X^2+17X=9

2. Hello, juliak!

It's quite straight-forward.
. . Exactly where is your difficulty?

How can I factorise this equation? . $2x^2+17x\:=\:9$

Get all terms on the left: . $2x^2 + 17x - 9 \:=\:0$

Then factor: . $(2x-1)(x + 9) \;=\;0$