Precalculus (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 013421742X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13421-742-0

Chapter R - Review of Basic Concepts - R.4 Factoring Polynomials - R.4 Exercises - Page 43: 22



Work Step by Step

The factor $(a+b)$ is common to both terms. Factor out $a+b$ to obtain: $=(a+b)(6x-4y)$ The terms of the binomial $6x-4y$ has a common factor of $2$. Factor out $2$ to obtain: $=(a+b)((2)(3x-2y) \\=2(a+b)(3x-2y)$
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