Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 6 - Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving - 6.1 - Factoring by Using the Distributive Property - Problem Set 6.1: 58

Answer

$(3x+2)(x-6)$

Work Step by Step

Using factoring by grouping, the factored form of the given expression, $ 3x^2+2x-18x-12 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (3x^2+2x)-(18x+12) \\\\= x(3x+2)-6(3x+2) \\\\= (3x+2)(x-6) .\end{array}
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