Chapter A.4, Problem 3E

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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Section

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

# Note: Exercises preceded by an asterisk are of a more challenging nature.In Exercises 1 to 4, factor by using the GCF. 2 b x 2 + 4 b 2 x

To determine

To factor:

To factor using the GCF.

2bx2+4b2x

Explanation

Approach:

Factorizing a polynomial is to express the polynomial as a product of simpler expressions such that each of the simpler expressions divides the polynomial completely and also the product of all the simpler expressions gives the polynomial.

Calculation:

Given,

2bx2+4b2x

Let us find the GCF of the terms in the above expression.

Thus, the GCF of the terms 2bx2 and 4b2x is 2bx

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