Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.6 - Factoring Trinomials - Exercise Set: 87

Answer

$(x+y)(x+5y)$

Work Step by Step

The coefficient of the third term (5) has the factors 1 and 5 whose is equal to the coefficient of the middle term (6). $\\\\$Thus, the factors of the trinomial are $(x+y)$ and $(x+5y)$. $\\\\$Therefore the factored form of the given trinomial is: $\\\\=(x+y)(x+5y)$
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