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 - Page 329: 20



Work Step by Step

The greatest common factor of $6k^{3}-36k^{4}-48k^{5}$ is $6k^{3}$. We can use the distributive property to factor out the greatest common factor. 1. $6k^{3}-36k^{4}-48k^{5}$ 2. $6k^{3}\times1+6k^{3}\times-6k+6k^{3}\times-8k^{2}$ 3. $6k^{3}(1-6k-8k^{2})$
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