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The factors of 6x – 5 – x2 are

The factors of 6x – 5 – x2 are

  • A.
    -(x + 3)(x + 2)
  • B.
    (x + 5)(x + 1)
  • C.
    (x – 5)(1 – x)
  • D.
    (x + 1)(x + 5)
Correct Answer: Option C
Explanation

6x – 5 – x2 = (-1)(-x2 – 5 + 6x)
= x2 – 6x + 5
= (x – 5)(x – 1)
-(x – 1) = 1 – x
= (x – 5)(1 – x)