# How do you factor # 3a^2 - 6ab +2a - 4b#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 26, 2016

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#### Explanation:

When there are 4 or more terms in an expression, group them.

Make sure there is a + sign between the groups.

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OR:

Taking out different factors will still give the same answer as the first method. NOte that the signs in the second term will change.

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