College Algebra (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter R - Section R.4 - Factoring Polynomials - R.4 Exercises: 22

Answer

($m^{2}$ - 3)($r^{2}$ - 5)

Work Step by Step

1. Group like terms together. ($m^{2}r^{2}$ - 5$m^{2}$) + (-3$r^{2}$ + 15) 2. Factor out GCF from each group. $m^{2}$($r^{2}$ - 5) - 3($r^{2}$ - 5) 3. Use distributive property to factor. ($m^{2}$ - 3)($r^{2}$ - 5)
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