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Factoring Polynomials

Factoring Polynomials 1.2 - Solution

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To find the error the Ron-Jon made, we will factor the given polynomial by grouping on our own first. Notice that the first two terms share a common factor of and the greatest common factor of the last two terms is
Midway through, we obtained a different partial result than Ron-Jon. He made a mistake when factoring the second group. Let's continue to correctly factor the polynomial.