B BabyGurl81 New member Joined Nov 18, 2010 Messages 1 Nov 18, 2010 #1 5x - 15 . 7x + 14 This is a multiplication problem with rational expressions 4x - 12 6x + 2 My answer was 5(7x + 14) 8(3x + 1)

5x - 15 . 7x + 14 This is a multiplication problem with rational expressions 4x - 12 6x + 2 My answer was 5(7x + 14) 8(3x + 1)

mmm4444bot Super Moderator Staff member Joined Oct 6, 2005 Messages 10,251 Nov 18, 2010 #2 Your result is correct, but the numerator can be factored further. 7 and 14 have a common factor of 7. Factor out 7 from 7x + 14.

Your result is correct, but the numerator can be factored further. 7 and 14 have a common factor of 7. Factor out 7 from 7x + 14.