How do you factor #(2-7x) - 3x(2-7x)#?

2 Answers
Jun 15, 2018

Answer:

#(2-7x)(1-3x)#

Explanation:

#"take out the "color(blue)"common factor "(2-7x)#

#color(blue)(1)(2-7x)color(red)(-3x)(2-7x)#

#=(2-7x)(color(blue)(1)color(red)(-3x))#

#=(2-7x)(1-3x)#

Jul 12, 2018

Answer:

#(2-7x)(1-3x)#

Explanation:

We see that both terms have a #2-7x# in common. We can factor that out, or essentially divide that by all terms to get

#(2-7x)color(blue)((1-3x))#

The blue represents what's left after we factor.

Hope this helps!