# Which factors can be multiplied together to make the trinomial 5x^{2} + 8x - 4? Check all that apply.

(x + 1), (2x + 1), (x + 2), (5x + 1), (5x - 2)

**Solution:**

The quadratic trinomial given is 5x^{2} + 8x - 4

By splitting up the middle term

= 5x^{2} + 10x - 2x - 4

By grouping the terms and factoring the trinomial

= 5x(x + 2) - 2(x + 2)

= (5x - 2)(x + 2)

Therefore, the factors that can be multiplied are (5x - 2)(x + 2).

## Which factors can be multiplied together to make the trinomial 5x^{2} + 8x - 4? Check all that apply.

**Summary:**

The factors that can be multiplied together to make the trinomial 5x^{2} + 8x - 4 is (5x - 2)(x + 2).

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