Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 6 - Section 6.1 - The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 426: 4



Work Step by Step

The factoring process is unfinished, The expression has not yet been written as a product. What is missing is the actual product, obtained by using the distributive property: $... x(x+3) +5(x+3) = (x+5)(x+3)$ (this is the factorization)
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