# How do you factor the expression m(m+3) - 5 (m+3)?

Mar 29, 2018

$\implies \left(m - 5\right) \left(m + 3\right)$
$m + 3$ is common between both terms in the expression. So we can factor it out.
$m \left(m + 3\right) - 5 \left(m + 3\right)$
$\implies \left(m - 5\right) \left(m + 3\right)$