Factorize 2x

^{2}- 7x - 30

__Solution__
= 2x

^{2}- 7x – 30. We split the middle term (-7x) to be (-12x + 5x).
= 2x

^{2}- 12x + 5x – 30 (-7x =-12x + 5x).
= (2x

^{2}-12x) + (5x - 30)
= 2x(x - 6) + 5(x - 6)

= (2x + 5) (x -6)

**Hence2x**

^{2}- 7x – 30 = (2x + 5) (x -6) answer.

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