# How do you factor 6x^2-6x^3 ?

Apr 6, 2016

$6 {x}^{2} \left(1 - x\right)$
There is a common factor of 6 in both terms , and a factor of ${x}^{2}$ which is common to both terms.
hence the highest common factor is $6 {x}^{2}$
$\Rightarrow 6 {x}^{2} - 6 {x}^{3} = 6 {x}^{2} \left(1 - x\right)$