Factorise: 6x(^2) + 7xy – 5y(^2)
- A.
(6x + 5y)(x – y) - B.
(2x + 5y)(3x – y) - C.
(3x + y)(2x – 5y) - D.
(3x + 5y)(2x – y) - E.
(2x + y)(3x – 5y)
Correct Answer: Option D
Explanation
(6x^2 + 7xy – 5y^2)
= (6x^2 + 10xy – 3xy – 5y^2)
= (2x(3x + 5y) – y(3x + 5y))
= ((2x – y)(3x + 5y))