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factorising simple expressions introduction before studying this material you must be familiar with the process of removing brackets as outlined on leaflets removing

1. 6x2+7x+ 2 = ( ?x + ?)( ?x + ? ) 2. 6x2+7x+ 2multiply the first and last terms.6 x 2=12 3. 6x2+7x+ 2multiply