# How do you factor the trinomial #a^3 - 6a^2 - 27a#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 29, 2015

#### Explanation:

To factor any sort of polynomial, you want to look for any common factors. This could be a common factor of a variable or a constant in every term.

In the polynomial

Doing so gives you:

Now, all you have to worry about is the

Now you have all your factors:

or