# SOLUTION: I'm having a real hard time with factoring. This stuff just is not clicking. Can you please help me? Here is my problem: 9y2-9y+2 3*3=9 (y-)(y-)

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 Question 575716: I'm having a real hard time with factoring. This stuff just is not clicking. Can you please help me? Here is my problem: 9y2-9y+2 3*3=9 (y-)(y-)Answer by htmentor(808)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Since -9y = -2*3y + -1*3y, and -1*-2 = 2, we can factor the expression as (3y-1)(3y-2) = 9y^2 - 9y + 2