Example7.1.9

We will factor \(12x^2+15x\text{,}\) the same polynomial from the example in Algorithm 7.1.4, so that you may compare the two styles.

\(12x^2\) \(15x\)
\(3x\) \(12x^2\) \(15x\)
\(4x\) \(5\)
\(3x\) \(12x^2\) \(15x\)

So \(12x^2+15x\) factors as \(3x(4x+5)\text{.}\)

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