# Problem of the Week

## Updated at Jun 27, 2022 1:37 PM

How would you find the factors of $${z}^{2}-2z-3$$?

Below is the solution.

${z}^{2}-2z-3$

 1 Ask: Which two numbers add up to $$-2$$ and multiply to $$-3$$?$$-3$$ and $$1$$2 Rewrite the expression using the above.$(z-3)(z+1)$Done(z-3)*(z+1)