Community College Extrance Exam Question of the Day

This sample question is from the ACCUPLACER Exam.

Factor: 3x-12

Step 1: I know that is the largest number that divides both terms in the polynomial is 3, so that is my greatest common factor.

Step 2: I then pull out the 3 in front and divide the rest of the polynomial by 3, so I get: 3(x-4)

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