# Chapter R - Section R.5 - Factoring Polynomials - R.5 Assess Your Understanding - Page 57: 56

$(x-1)(3x+2)$

#### Work Step by Step

Group the first two terms together; then, group the last two terms together to obtain: $=(3x^2-3x) + (2x-2)$ Factor out the GCF of each group ($3x$ in the first and $2$ in the second) $=3x(x-1) + 2(x-1)$ Factor out the GCF $(x-1)$ to obtain: $=(x-1)(3x+2)$

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.