How do you use the distributive property to factor #6ab+12ab^2+18b#?

1 Answer
Apr 8, 2017

Answer:

#6b(a+2ab+3)#

Explanation:

Multiplication is distributive over addition. So, here we can extact the common factors from the expression as follows:

Expression #=6ab+12ab^2+18b#

#6# is a common factor #-># Expression #=6(ab+2ab^2+3b)#

#b# is a common factor #-># Expression #=6b(a+2ab+3)#