# How do you simplify 2x + 10x y + 10x ^ { 2} - 18x y ?

Dec 14, 2017

$2 x \left(5 x - 4 y + 1\right)$

#### Explanation:

Collecting like terms:

$10 {x}^{2} - 8 x y + 2 x$

Now take out a common factor of $2 x$

$2 x \left(5 x - 4 y + 1\right)$