## Algebra 1

$3(m-2n-5)$
Find a common factor for each term. That factor can be used as the term that was "distributed across" the difference. 3 is a common factor. Recreate the difference be dividing each term by 3. $3m\div3=m$ $6n\div3=2n$ $15\div3=5$ $3m-6n-15=3(m-2n-5)$