Q. 333.8( 4 Votes )

Factorize:

x2 – (a + b)x + ab

Answer :

We have,



At first we’ll take common from the expression


= x2 - 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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