Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping - Exercise Set: 61

Answer

3$x^{2}$$y^{2}$(5x - 6)

Work Step by Step

1. For the polynomial 15$x^{3}$$y^{2}$ - 18$x^{2}$$y^{2}$ we find the GCF, which is 3$x^{2}$$y^{2}$ 2. Factor out the GCF. 3$x^{2}$$y^{2}$(5x) + 3$x^{2}$$y^{2}$(-6) 3. Use the distributive property to simplify. 3$x^{2}$$y^{2}$(5x - 6)
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