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anonymous

  • one year ago

Factor 12m^2n^3+18m^3n^2 The answer is 6m^2n^3(2n+3m) but I do not know how to get there.

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  1. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    GCF( greatest common factor ) variable with the lowest degree is common factor what is common number in both terms ?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thank you for your reply! It becomes (6m^2n^2)(2n)+(6m^2n^2)(3m) if I factor out the common variable between both terms?

  3. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    yeah that's right

  4. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    now as you can see (6m^2n2) is common in both sides of plus sign so take it out :-)

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    why can i take it out if it is common on both sides?

  6. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    that's what we have to do FACTOR!

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    okay thank you! :)

  8. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    np :-)

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