# How do you factor -2x^2y^3+7xy^7?

Aug 22, 2016

$x {y}^{3} \left(- 2 x + 7 {y}^{4}\right)$

#### Explanation:

When finding factors. - always look for a common factor first.

In this example, both terms contain $x {y}^{3}$

$x {y}^{3} \left(- 2 x + 7 {y}^{4}\right)$

It does not factor further.