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    4-terms - NOT factored by grouping.
    Factor out greatest common factor. 2-terms together. Get down to 3 terms first.


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    Ok, first of all, just consider the first term:

    Is there any GCF to factor out here? Yes, we have t. Therefore:

    Ok, let's go back to the problem:

    consider the last second two terms:
    GCF(-24x-24y)=-24 so -24x-24y=-24(x+y) then ...

    Solution Summary

    A polynomial is factored. The expert factors the greatest common factors.