Mathematics

Factorize the expression x(a – c) + y(c – a)

Factorize the expression x(a – c) + y(c – a)

  • A.
    (a – c)(y – x)
  • B.
    (a – c)(x – y)
  • C.
    (a + c)(x – y)
  • D.
    (a + c)(x + y)
  • E.
    (a – c)(x + y)
Correct Answer: Option B
Explanation

x(a – c) + y(c – a)

= x(a – c) – y(a – c)

= (x – y)(a – c)