Finding what to multiply to get an expression. (Called Factoring in US English.)

Example: 2y+6 = 2(y+3),

so the factors of 2y+6 are: 2 and (y+3)

Example: 2y+6 = 2(y+3),

so the factors of 2y+6 are: 2 and (y+3)

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Example: 2y+6 = 2(y+3),

so the factors of 2y+6 are: 2 and (y+3)

Copyright © 2016 MathsIsFun.com