# How do you factor #10a +14#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 28, 2016

Use 2 as a common factor and divide each term by 2.

10a + 14 = 2(5a + 7)

#### Explanation:

To factorise means to write an expression as the product (X) of factors. Change an expression with many terms into one term with factors. Factorising is the opposite of simplifying or finding a product.