# How do you factor #16x^2 y^2 +8xy^2 -20xy#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 19, 2015

#### Explanation:

To factor

begin with the greatest factor common to each term

for this expression the GCF (greatest common factor) is

This can be placed outside of the parenthesis to determine the

associate factors to complete the factoring.

Making the factors