# Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping - Exercise Set: 65

(5x - 3)(x + y)

#### Work Step by Step

1. Factor out the GCF from the two groups of two monomials. 5$x^{2}$ + 5xy - 3x - 3y = 5x(x + y) - 3(x + y) 2. Use the distributive property to simplify. (5x - 3)(x + y)

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