Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Greatest Common Factors and Factoring by Grouping - 5.1 Exercises: 19



Work Step by Step

The greatest common factor of $7x^{3}+35x^{4}-14x^{5}$ is $7x^{3}$. We can use the distributive property to factor out the greatest common factor. 1. $7x^{3}+35x^{4}-14x^{5}$ 2. $7x^{3}\times1+7x^{3}\times5x+7x^{3}\times-2x^{2}$ 3. $7x^{3}(1+5x-2x^{2})$
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