## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$x(x+5)$
Factoring the $GCF= x ,$ the given expression, $x^2+5x ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} x \left( \dfrac{x^2}{x}+\dfrac{5x}{x} \right) \\\\= x(x+5) .\end{array}