
Example: Factorise (6ab)(x+y)  (2a3b)(x+y). Solution: Give that (6ab)(x+y)  (2a3b)(x+y) = [(6ab)(2a3b)](x+y) {Since (x+y) is the greatest common factor} = [6ab2a+3b](x+y) = [4a+2b](x+y) = 2[2a+b](x+y) Directions: Solve the following problems. Also write at least ten examples of your own. 