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

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 6 - Section 6.1 - The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping - Exercise Set - Page 427: 59

#### Answer

$(x-4)(x+2)$

#### Work Step by Step

$x\cdot(x+2)-4\cdot(x+2)=$ Use the distributive property to factor out the GCF, $(x+2)$ = $(x-4)(x+2)$

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