Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 5 - Section 5.4 - Factoring Trinomials - Exercise Set - Page 361: 35



Work Step by Step

All terms are divisible by $3y$, so factor out $3y$ to obtain: $=3y(y^2-5y+6)$ Factor the trinomial. Look for factors of $6$ whose sum is $-5$. These factors are $-3$ and $-2$. This means that the trinomial can be factored as $(y-3)(y-2)$. Thus, the completely factored form of the given polynomial is: $=3y(y-3)(y-2)$
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