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Rebecca*
 2 years ago
how do you factor an algebraic expression?
Rebecca*
 2 years ago
how do you factor an algebraic expression?

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CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Find the greatest factor common to both terms (what divides into both evenly?)

Rebecca*
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@CliffSedge thanks! so what divides them evenly is my answer?

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3@gabriel11 , don't you find that insulting to @Rebecca* 's intelligence to not let her answer the question herself?

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3It's not the entire answer, if just tells what to factor out. You leave what's leftover after dividing it out.

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Let's try a harder example to make sure you get it. How about: 2a+10ab+14ab ? How would you factor that, @Rebecca* ?
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