## anonymous 5 years ago factor completely 4xy-3x-12y+9

1. anonymous

4xy-12y-3x+9 group (4xy-12y)+(-3x+9) 4y(x-3)-3(x-3) .. (x-3) cancel (4y-3)(x-3) x=3 $x=\frac{3}{4}$

2. anonymous

The question only asks you to factor, it is not an equation and as such variables can take any value, therefore the final line is... (4y-3)(x-3)