# How do you rewrite 8x + 40  as a product?

$8 \left(x + 5\right)$
$\text{both terms have a "color(blue)"common factor"" of 8}$
$\Rightarrow 8 x + 40 = 8 \left(x + 5\right) \leftarrow \textcolor{b l u e}{\text{ product of factors}}$