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Need help with Factoring out the greatest common factor?

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6y+3

asked Feb 8, 2013 in PRE-ALGEBRA by rockstar Apprentice

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Greatest common divisor of 6y and 3.

The factors of 6 are 1, 2, 3, and 6.

The factors of 3 are 1 and 3

The common factors are 1 and 3. Therefore, the greatest common factor is 3.

6y + 3 = 3×2y + 3

Take out common term 3.

= 3(2y + 1).

answered Feb 8, 2013 by britally Apprentice

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