Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping - Exercise Set: 58

Answer

(4x + 1)(5y + 2)

Work Step by Step

1. Factor out the GCF for the first two monomials: 20xy + 8x = 4x(5y + 2) The last two monomials cannot be factored further: 5y + 2 The expression is now 4x(5y + 2) + 1(5y + 2) 2. Use the distributive property to simplify. (4x + 1)(5y + 2)
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