Factorize the following expression:
$p^2 + 6p - 16$


 Given $p^2+6p-16$

To factorize given expression


Solution:

$p^2+6p-16$

Splitting the middle term

$p^2+8p -2p -16$

=$p(p+8) -2(p + 8)$

=$(p-2)(p+8)$

So the factors of$p^2+6p-16$ are $(p-2)(p+8)$


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022

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