1. ## 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

2. Originally Posted by planolerachel
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...

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

3. thank you