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Factor by grouping. A) 2ax+6bx-ay-3by

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treysongzlove... | Student, College Freshman | eNoter

Posted April 27, 2013 at 11:42 AM via iOS

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Factor by grouping. A) 2ax+6bx-ay-3by

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pramodpandey | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted April 27, 2013 at 11:47 AM (Answer #1)

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We have

2ax+6bx-ay-3by

so we can write it 

2ax+6bx-ay-3by  =2ax-ay+6bx-3by

                           =a(2x-y)+3b(2x-y)

                              =(2x-y)(a+3b)

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atyourservice | TA , Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted February 23, 2014 at 1:12 AM (Answer #2)

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2ax+6bx-ay-3by

(2ax+6bx)(-ay-3by)

2x(a+3b) -y(a+3b)

(2x-y) (a+3b)

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