# Need help with factoring

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• Dec 13th 2012, 01:26 PM
PhizKid
Need help with factoring
I need to factor out (x+y) from (x + (5y/4)). I forgot how to pull out two terms to force factor.
• Dec 13th 2012, 01:36 PM
skeeter
Re: Need help with factoring
$(x+y)$ cannot be factored from the expression $\left(x + \frac{5y}{4}\right)$