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    factoring

    So I do not understand this.. it is telling me to factor completely

    12pq+8q+30p+20

    here is what I have

    2(6p+4q+15p +10) now what do I do?

    any help would be appreciated
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    Quote Originally Posted by planolerachel View Post
    So I do not understand this.. it is telling me to factor completely

    12pq+8q+30p+20

    here is what I have

    2(6p+4q+15p +10) now what do I do?

    any help would be appreciated
    12pq+8q+30p+20

    4q(3p+2)+10(3p+2)

    they have 3p+2 in common so...

    (4q+10)(3p+2)



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    Red face

    thank you
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