Algebra 1

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Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-8 Factoring by Grouping - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 41

Answer

$(y^{2}-4)(y+11)$

Work Step by Step

$y^{3} + 11y^{2} - 4y - 44$ Group the first two and last two terms together. $(y^{3} + 11y^{2}) - (4y - 44)$ Factor out the GCF from the first two and last two terms $y^{2}(y+11) -4(y+11)$ Take the common (y+11) and factor it out $(y^{2}-4)(y+11)$

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