# How do you use the distributive property to rewrite it in factored form #2x-10x#?

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Mar 25, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

The distributive property takes a factor and multiplies it into a bracket.

If you use the distributive property to factorise, the common factor is divided out of the bracket.

Note that they are like terms, so they would usually just be added to give