I need to factor out (x+y) from (x + (5y/4)). I forgot how to pull out two terms to force factor.

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- Dec 13th 2012, 12:26 PMPhizKidNeed 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, 12:36 PMskeeterRe: Need help with factoring
$\displaystyle (x+y)$ cannot be factored from the expression $\displaystyle \left(x + \frac{5y}{4}\right)$