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

2 Answers
Jun 24, 2018

Answer:

You can take out #x^2# out of each term to get #x^2(x-3)#.

Explanation:

If you're having a bit of difficulty visualizing this, here's a bit of help:
#(x^2*x)-(x^2*3)#
#x^2(x-3)#

Jun 24, 2018

Answer:

#x^3-3x^2=x^2(x-3)#

Explanation:

Factor:

#x^3-3x^2#

The greatest factor that divides evenly into both terms is #x^2#. Factor out the greatest common factor #x^2#.

#x^2(x-3)#