Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 6 - Section 6.1 - The Greatest Common Factor - Vocabulary and Readiness Check - Page 420: 5



Work Step by Step

$7x+21+xy+3y = 7(x+3) + y(x+3) = (7+y)(x+3)$ The factor form is $(7+y)(x+3)$ and not $ 7(x+3) + y(x+3) $ (it is a sum, not a product)
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