How do you factor 4x² - 4x - 3?

4x² - 4x - 3

= 4x² - 6x + 2x - 3 {factoring by grouping, split -4x into -6x and 2x}

= 2x(2x - 3) + 1(2x - 3){factored 2x out of 1st 2 terms and 1 out of last 2 terms}

=

**(2x + 1)(2x - 3)**{factored 2x - 3 out of the two terms}

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