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: 35

Answer

(5a + 3b)(a - 2b)

Work Step by Step

Check factorization with FOIL: (5a + 3b)(a - 2b) = 5a(a) + 5a(-2b) + 3b(a) + 3b(-2b) = 5$a^{2}$ - 10ab + 3ab - 6$b^{2}$ = 5$a^{2}$ - 7ab - 6$b^{2}$
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