# How do you factor #10a^2+40a#?

##### 2 Answers

Jun 11, 2018

#### Explanation:

Expression

First notice that 10 is a factor of both terms.

Now notice that

No further factorisation of the expression is possible.

#### Explanation:

When factoring, you have to take out the variable(s) (in this case

To double check, multiply the factorized version to make sure it equals the original equation.