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    urgent help please

    HI can someone please help me with this question

    Factorise completely x(squared)+xy-2x-2y
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    x^2+xy-2x-2y
    Factor x from the first two terms and -2 from the last two terms:

    x(x+y)-2(x+y)

    Now, factor x+y:

    (x+y)(x-2)
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