# Problem of the Week

## Updated at Jan 30, 2023 12:03 PM

This week we have another algebra problem:

How can we factor $${q}^{2}-8q+12$$?

Let's start!

${q}^{2}-8q+12$

 1 Ask: Which two numbers add up to $$-8$$ and multiply to $$12$$?$$-6$$ and $$-2$$2 Rewrite the expression using the above.$(q-6)(q-2)$Done(q-6)*(q-2)