Video: Factoring Single Bracket Expressions

Factor 6𝑥 + 24.

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Video Transcript

Factor six 𝑥 plus 24.

In order to factor or factorize this expression, we need to find the highest number that divides into six and 24 — the highest common factor of six and 24. In this case, our highest common factor is six.

Factorizing six out of the parentheses gives us six multiplied by 𝑥 plus four as six multiplied by 𝑥 is six 𝑥 and six multiplied by four is 24.

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