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Taking common factor from binomial

Explore the process of factoring polynomials using the greatest common monomial factor. This involves breaking down coefficients and powers of variables to find the largest common factor, and then rewriting the expression with this common factor factored out. It's an essential skill for simplifying and solving algebraic expressions.

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