# Thread: Just want to check with you guys if this expression can be factorized any further

1. ## Just want to check with you guys if this expression can be factorized any further

a^2-b^2 - 2ac+2bc

1(a-b)(a+b) -2c(a-b)

Thanks guys.

Best regards.

2. Originally Posted by Samurai111
a^2-b^2 - 2ac+2bc

1(a-b)(a+b) -2c(a-b)

Thanks guys.

Best regards.
There's a common factor of $a - b$.

So $(a - b)(a + b) - 2c(a - b) = (a - b)(a + b - 2c)$...

3. Hi man, and thanks a lot for the fast response! Knew I was missing something.

Cheers!