Mathematics

Factorize the following expression; 2×2 + x – 15

Factorize the following expression; 2x2 + x – 15
  • A.
    (2x+5)(x-3)
  • B.
    (2x-5)(x+3)
  • C.
    (2x-5)(x-3)
  • D.
    (2x-3)(x+5)
  • E.
    (2x+5)(x+3)
Correct Answer: Option B
Explanation

2x 2 + x – 15; 2x 2 + 6x – 5x – 15
(2x 2 + 6x) – ( 5x + 15)
2x(x + 3) – 5(x + 3)
(2x – 5)(x + 3)