Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping - Exercise Set: 44



Work Step by Step

We are given the polynomial $-18xy^{3}+27x^{4}y$. The GCF of all terms is $9xy$, so we can factor out $9xy$ from both terms. $9xy(-2y^{2})+9xy(3x^{3})$ Next, we can use the distributive property. $9xy(-2y^{2}+3x^{3})$
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