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9-65.

Factor the following quadratics completely.

  1. Create a generic rectangle.

    Use the diamond pattern from previous chapters.

    Find the missing pieces of the diamond.

    Fill in the generic rectangle.

    Find the factors.

    5x² + 13x − 6 = (5x − 2)(x + 3)

  2. Start by factoring out the GCF.

  3. Factor out a 6.
    You will be left with a difference of squares.