Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping - Exercise Set: 62

Answer

4$x^{3}$$y^{2}$(3x - 4y)

Work Step by Step

1. For the polynomial 12$x^{4}$$y^{2}$ - 16$x^{3}$$y^{3}$ we find the GCF, which is 4$x^{3}$$y^{2}$ 2. Factor out the GCF. 4$x^{3}$$y^{2}$(3x) + 4$x^{3}$$y^{2}$(-4y) 3. Use the distributive property to simplify. 4$x^{3}$$y^{2}$(3x - 4y)
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