# SOLUTION: simplify if you can: (6-3x) (3x^2- 4x - 4) fraction between top term and bottem term

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Equations Question 389450: simplify if you can: (6-3x) (3x^2- 4x - 4) fraction between top term and bottem term Answer by haileytucki(390)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(6-3x)/(3x^(2)-4x-4) Factor out the GCF of -3 from each term in the polynomial. (-3(x)-3(-2))/(3x^(2)-4x-4) Factor out the GCF of -3 from -3x+6. (-3(x-2))/(3x^(2)-4x-4) In this problem (2)/(3)*-2=-4 and (2)/(3)-2=-4, so insert (2)/(3) as the right hand term of one factor and -2 as the right-hand term of the other factor. -(3(x-2))/((x+(2)/(3))(x-2)) Remove the fraction by multiplying the first term of the factor by the denominator of the second term. -(3(x-2))/((3x+2)(x-2)) Reduce the expression by canceling out the common factor of (x-2) from the numerator and denominator. -(3/((3x+2)) Reduce the expression by canceling out the common factor of (x-2) from the numerator and denominator. -(3)/(3x+2)