# If one of the fac

Let the other factor be (x + p)

Then, x2 – 6x – 16 = (x + p)(x + 2)

= x2 + (p + 2)x + 2p

On comparing the coefficients on both sides, we get,

p + 2 = – 6

p = – 8

The other factor is (x – 8).

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