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7-56.

In problems 7-54 and 7-55,

Find the common factor of the terms.

and both share the factor of . Divide both terms by

.

16

*x*is a factor of bothand .

Use this to help you write it as a product.

Try factoring out

from and .

Follow the steps outlined in part (a).