Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-2 Multiplying and Factoring - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 495: 21



Work Step by Step

List the prime factors of each term. Identify the factors common to all terms. $9x=(3)\cdot 3\cdot x$ $-6=-1\cdot 2\cdot(3)$ GCF= $3$. Factor out the GCF. $9x-6=3(3x)-3(2) \qquad...$apply the Distributive Property. $=3(3x-2)$
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