Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 10 - Exponents and Radicals - 10.8 The Complex Numbers - 10.8 Exercise Set: 104

Answer

$-12x^2y^2(5y^2-2x+1)$

Work Step by Step

Factoring the negative $GCF=-12x^2y^2,$ the given expression is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 24x^3y^2-60x^2y^4-12x^2y^2 \\\\= -12x^2y^2(-2x+5y^2+1) \\\\= -12x^2y^2(5y^2-2x+1) .\end{array}
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