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: 21



Work Step by Step

The greatest common factor of $10t^{5}-2t^{3}-4t^{4}$ is $2t^{3}$. We can use the distributive property to factor out the greatest common factor. 1. $10t^{5}-2t^{3}-4t^{4}$ 2. $2t^{3}\times5t^{2}+2t^{3}\times-1+2t^{3}\times-2t$ 3. $2t^{3}(5t^{2}-1-2t)$
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