2m^2 +2m-12=0 2(m^2+m-6)=0 2 (m )(m ) ( -2)( +3)=0 2 (m-2) (m+3) = 0 Solve: 2 (m-2)=0 (2)(m) (2)(-2)=0 2m-4=0 2m-4+4=0+4 2m=4 2m/2=4/2 m=2 Solve: 2(m+3) = 0 (2)(m) (2)(+3)=0 2m+6=0 2m+6-6=0-6 2m=-6 2m/2=-6/2 m=-3