#### Answer

$\color{blue}{\text{factors}}$

#### Work Step by Step

In $(a)(b)=c$, $c$ is called the product and $a, b$ are called factors.
Thus, the missing expression in the given statement is:
$\color{blue}{\text{factors}}$

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
0-32184-874-8

ISBN 13:
978-0-32184-874-1

$\color{blue}{\text{factors}}$

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