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

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

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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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2ax+6bx-ay-3by

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

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

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

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