## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

($x^{2}$ - 3)(x - 2)
1. Factor out the GCF from the two groups of two monomials. $x^{3}$ - 2$x^{2}$ - 3x + 6 = $x^{2}$(x - 2) - 3(x - 2) 2. Use the distributive property to simplify. ($x^{2}$ - 3)(x - 2)