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Math

Posted 4 months ago

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Which expression is the result of factoring the expression below by taking out its greatest common factor?
$12 x^{2}+8=?$
Choose 1 answer:
(A) $4\left(3 x^{2}+2\right)$
(B) $4(3 x+2)$
(C) $2(6 x+4)$
(D) $2\left(6 x^{2}+4\right)$
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Posted 4 months ago

Solution by Steps

step 2

The GCF of $12x^2$ and $8$ is $4$

step 3

Factor out the GCF from the expression: $4(3x^2 + 2)$

A

Key Concept

Factoring by GCF

Explanation

To factor an expression by taking out its greatest common factor, divide each term by the GCF and write the expression as the product of the GCF and the resulting simplified expression.

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