Working with and factoring trinomials.

Find 16 different values for "b" that would make the following trinomial into two binomials:

6x^2+bx-10

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By construction, both these binomials have a factor that is also a binomial. We factor these out and produce a product of two binomials that equals the original trinomial.
Let's try an example for the given problem:
6x^2 + bx - 10
So we want numbers that multiply to -60 and sum to b.
For example, take b=4 and use 10 and ...