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## Factoring polynomials by taking common factors

# Factoring by common factor review

CCSS Math: HSA.SSE.A.2, HSA.SSE.B.3, HSF.IF.C.8

The expression 6m+15 can be factored into 3(2m+5) using the distributive property. More complex expressions like 44k^5-66k^4 can be factored in much the same way. This article provides a couple of examples and gives you a chance to try it yourself.