Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor by grouping.

For a polynomial of the form , rewrite the middle term as a sum of two terms whose product is and whose sum is .

Factor out of .

Rewrite as plus

Apply the distributive property.

Factor out the greatest common factor from each group.

Group the first two terms and the last two terms.

Factor out the greatest common factor (GCF) from each group.

Factor the polynomial by factoring out the greatest common factor, .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Move .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Rewrite as .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Simplify (20y^8+16y^7-4y^6)/(4y^6)