# How do you factor #3x^2-x-4?

##### 1 Answer

May 9, 2015

Factor

Since (a - b + c = 0), then (+1) is a factor and the other is (c/a = -4/3)'

**Reminder** . Tip in solving quadratic equations.

**TIP 1.** When (a + b = c = 0), one real root is (1) and the other is (c/a)

**TIP 2** . When (a - b + c = 0), one real root is (-1) and the other is (-c/a)