Sec 5.2-Focus

# Sec 5.2-Focus - Section 5.2 1. Focus Exercises Identify the...

This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

Factoring Polynomials, The GCF page 5.2 - 15 Section 5.2 Focus Exercises 1. Identify the GCF of the given terms by identifying it first for the numbers and then for the variables. a) 12y 2 and 18y b) 21m 3 and 14m 2 c) 36a 3 b and 27a 2 b d) 15x 2 y 4 and 8x 3 y 2 e) 9x 5 , 21x 4 and 15x 2 f) 35p 6 , 20p 4 and 5p 2 2. Factor out a common monomial from each of these polynomials. (Check your answer by distributing through to make sure you get the original polynomial.) Also, write out what the factors are. 6x + 9 b) 5y 2 15y The factors are and 16w 3 8w 2 d) 15a 3 21ab 30w 6 + 20w 3 f) 14x 2 y 7xy 2 g) 6x 3 – 15x 2 + 9x h) 8y 6 + 8y 2 – 8y i) 9x 4 y 2 12x 3 y 3

This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

## This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course MATH 52 taught by Professor Janetfrewing during the Fall '10 term at Riverside Community College.

### Page1 / 2

Sec 5.2-Focus - Section 5.2 1. Focus Exercises Identify the...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document
Ask a homework question - tutors are online