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  • one year ago

Factor the GCF: 9a4b3 + 24a3b2 − 15a2b. 3a2b(3a2b2 + 8ab − 5) 3a2b3(3a2 + 8ab − 5) 3a2b(3a2b + 8ab − 5b) 3ab(3a3b2 + 8ab − 5a)

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I know its either A or C, im just confused on whats in the parenthesis

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok hold on, ill try and do it

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    The greatest common factor is defiantly 3a^2b

  4. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    yes, now just pull that out from each term, what is left

  5. anonymous
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    yea thats the part that really confuses me i dont know how to do that

  6. DanJS
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    divide each term by that 3a^2b

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok give me a minute

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    3a^2b^2, 8ab^2, 5

  9. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    yes, except the coefficient for the last is -5, so put it together

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    3a^2b (3a^2b^2+ 8ab^2, -5)

  11. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    oh, and the middle, you are reducing the b term by a power of 1, so it is 8ab

  12. anonymous
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    Ohh okay

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So A?

  14. DanJS
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    yep

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank you

  16. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    welcome, goodluck

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