How do you factor #4g ^ { 2} - 40g + 36#? Algebra Polynomials and Factoring Monomial Factors of Polynomials 1 Answer Nikki · Stefan V. Mar 22, 2017 #(4g-36) (g-1)# Explanation: Find factors of #4# that when cross multiplied to the factors of #36# will equal to #-40#. For example, #4" " -36# #1" " -1# When you cross multiply #-1# and #4# to get #-4#. Then cross multiply #1# and #-36# to get #-36#. Once you add them, you get #-40#. Answer link Related questions What are Monomial Factors of Polynomials? How do you factor polynomials by finding the greatest common factor? How can a factoring problem be checked? How do you find the greatest common factors of variable expressions? How do you factor #3a+9b+6#? What is the greatest common factor of #a^3-3a^2+4a#? How do you factor #12xy+24xy^2+36xy^3#? How do you find the greatest common factor of #45y^{12}+30y^{10}#? How do you factor #92x^10y^4 - 54x^12y^9#? How do you factor #4x^2+x#? See all questions in Monomial Factors of Polynomials Impact of this question 559 views around the world You can reuse this answer Creative Commons License