# SOLUTION: I'm trying to factor a problem and I really don't know where to start. The problem is dk + 3dm &#8722; 2ek &#8722; 6em. If someone could help me with this and maybe give me some

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 Question 283683: I'm trying to factor a problem and I really don't know where to start. The problem is dk + 3dm − 2ek − 6em. If someone could help me with this and maybe give me some suggestions on how to solve problems like this in the future I would be extremely grateful. Answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Start with the given expression. Group the terms into two pairs of groups Factor out the GCF 'd' from the first group. Factor out the GCF '-2e' from the second group. Factor out the GCF from the entire expression. So factors to In other words,