# How do you use the distributive property to factor #2k^2+4k#?

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See the solution process below:

#### Explanation:

You can remove or factor

#### Explanation:

You look for things that are in both parts

Demonstrated by the following example

Consider

I chose to partition(split) 7 into 3+4

So

Mathematical convention allows me to write

Now this is the same as

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Using the example as a comparison to

Working backwards from this we have:

Example

Question

Example-factor out the 2

Question-factor out the

The