Q. 333.8( 4 Votes )

# Factorize:

x^{2} – (a + b)x + ab

Answer :

We have,

At first we’ll take common from the expression

= x^{2} - ax – bx + ab

= x (x – a) – b (x – a)

= (x – a) (x – b)

Hence,

The given expression can be factorized as:

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