# How do you factor #20x^3y + 30x^2y^2#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 26, 2017

#### Explanation:

Given:

#20x^3y + 30x^2y^2#

Notice that both terms are divisible by

#20x^3y + 30x^2y^2 = 10x^2y(2x+3y)#

Having separated out this common factor, the remaining factor is linear and has no simpler factors.