Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping - Exercise Set: 52

Answer

(5x + 2)(3y + 4)

Work Step by Step

1. Factor out the GCF for the first two monomials: 15xy + 20x = 5x(3y + 4) 6y + 8 = 2(3y + 4) The expression is now 5x(3y + 4) + 2(3y + 4) 2. Use the distributive property to simplify. (5x + 2)(3y + 4)
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