Just a quickie...
is
correct?
Hello, darksupernova!
Correct?
Assuming that the instructions are: "Factor completely" . . .
When factoring out a variable, we factor out the "least exponent".
Example: .
. . . . . . . Otherwise, we could claim that:
. . . . . . . are both correct.
Also, the LCD of and is 10.
Preferred answer: .