Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
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Chapter P - Section P.5 - Factoring Polynomials - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 6

Answer

$a$

Work Step by Step

The coefficients of the two terms have a greatest common factor of 5. The greatest common factor of the literal coefficients is $x$. Thus, the two terms have a common factor of $5x$. The polynomial can be factored using technique (a).
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