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kenialove

  • one year ago

Which expression shows the factored form of 20x + 4 ? A. 4(5x + 1) B. 4x + 5x*2 + 2 C. 20x + 4 D. 5(4x + 4)

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  1. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    what are the factors of 4 and 20 ?

  2. kenialove
    • one year ago
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    2 4

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    What number is common to both 4 and 20?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Okay. So which one is the greater of those two?

  5. kenialove
    • one year ago
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    4

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Which of those choices shows the 4 factored out?

  7. kenialove
    • one year ago
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    What do u mean by factored out ?

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So say you had 8x + 4. 4 is common to both 4 and 8, so when you factor it out it looks like 4(2x+1). When you multiply 4 and 2x, you get 8x, and when you multiply 4 and 1, you get 4.

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    The 4 was factored out (it's outside the parentheses).

  10. kenialove
    • one year ago
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    Oh okay .. I knew the answer but I thought I'd be wrong thanks for your help

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Np. What answer did you get?

  12. kenialove
    • one year ago
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    A. 4(5x + 1)

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    There you go :)

  14. kenialove
    • one year ago
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    Thanks

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