How to factor this rational function and characteristics? (x^3+x^2-6x)/(x^2+2x-8)

How to factor this rational function and characteristics?

(x^3+x^2-6x)/(x^2+2x-8)

I can't factor the numerator to find the x intercepts and some other things, which i have to do ALGEBRAICALLY. Also this is what i have so far for the characteristics.

Domain - (-infinity, + infinity) ?

Range - (-infinity, -4) U (-4,2) U (2, +infinity)

Local Max (-6.-9) Local min (-2,-1) no absolute max/mins?

Increasing Intervals (-infinity, -9) (-1, +infinity)

Decreasing Intervals (-9, +infinity) (+infinity, -1)

Y intercept (0,0) and X Intercept (-3,0) < i used my calculator :\

Holes & discontinuities ?

function is odd

rate of change?

end behavior?