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x2+x-4

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x^2+x-4
x^2+x-4

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 (1): "x2"   was replaced by   "x^2". 

Step  1  :

Trying to factor by splitting the middle term

 1.1     Factoring  x2+x-4 

The first term is,  x2  its coefficient is  1 .
The middle term is,  +x  its coefficient is  1 .
The last term, "the constant", is  -4 

Step-1 : Multiply the coefficient of the first term by the constant   1 • -4 = -4 

Step-2 : Find two factors of  -4  whose sum equals the coefficient of the middle term, which is   1 .

     -4   +   1   =   -3
     -2   +   2   =   0
     -1   +   4   =   3


Observation : No two such factors can be found !!
Conclusion : Trinomial can not be factored

Final result :

  x2 + x - 4

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