How do you factor #96xy + 112x + 84y + 98# by grouping?

1 Answer
Sep 4, 2016

Answer:

#96xy+112x+84y+98 = 2(8x+7)(6y+7)#

Explanation:

Separate out the common scalar factor #2# and factor by grouping:

#96xy+112x+84y+98 = 2((48xy+56x)+(42y+49))#

#color(white)(96xy+112x+84y+98) = 2(8x(6y+7)+7(6y+7))#

#color(white)(96xy+112x+84y+98) = 2(8x+7)(6y+7)#