# How do you factor #3xy^2 - 12x#?

##### 2 Answers

Mar 7, 2018

#### Answer:

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, we can find the Greatest Common Factor of each term:

The common factors are:

For a GCF of:

We can rewrite the express and then factor it as:

Mar 7, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

We are given:

First, take out the greatest common factor of both numbers, that is

So, we get

Know that,

We can now let

From here, we cannot simplify this further, and therefore this is the final answer.