# How do you factor 3ab + 3ac + 2b^2 + 2bc?

May 22, 2018

$\left(3 a + 2 b\right) \left(b + c\right)$

#### Explanation:

$3 a b + 3 a c + 2 {b}^{2} + 2 b c$

Take out their common factors
$3 a \left(b + c\right) + 2 b \left(b + c\right)$

$\left(3 a + 2 b\right) \left(b + c\right)$