## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$-6(2x^2-3)$
Factoring the negative $GCF= -6 ,$ the given expression, $-12x^2+18 ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -6 \left( \dfrac{-12x^2}{-6}+\dfrac{18}{-6} \right) \\\\= -6(2x^2-3) .\end{array}