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Factor by grouping. A) y^2-2y-3y+6

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sexymama1267 | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted April 27, 2013 at 11:33 AM via iOS

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Factor by grouping. A) y^2-2y-3y+6

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pramodpandey | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted April 27, 2013 at 11:58 AM (Answer #1)

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We have

`y^2-2y-3y+6`

factor out y from first two terms and -3 from last two terms.

y(y-2)-3(y-2)

Brackets are same ,so factor out again

(y-2)(y-3)

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atyourservice | TA , Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted February 23, 2014 at 1:15 AM (Answer #2)

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`y^2-2y-3y+6`

`(y^2-2y)(-3y+6)`

`y(y-2) -3(y-2)`

`(y-3)(y-2)`

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