Is this expression factored completely?

$\displaystyle (2a^{2} - ab)(4a^{4} + 2a^{3}b + a^{2}b^{2})$

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- Sep 7th 2009, 04:09 PMabsvalueFactoring Completely
Is this expression factored completely?

$\displaystyle (2a^{2} - ab)(4a^{4} + 2a^{3}b + a^{2}b^{2})$ - Sep 7th 2009, 04:33 PMskeeter
- Sep 7th 2009, 04:35 PMabsvalue
Thanks. So the expression wasn't factored completely because the common factor $\displaystyle a$ was in the first term, and the common factor $\displaystyle a^{2}$ was in the second?