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Choose the best factorization for each polynomial.

General Questions
 a(x - 3) + 2(x - 3)
 1 (x + 3)(a + 2)(x - 3)(a + 2)(x + 3)(a - 2)

 5x(x +2) + 7(x + 2)
 2 (4 - x)(5 + x)(5x + 7)(x + 2)(5x - 7)(x + 2)

 x(x + 2) + 7(x + 2)
 3 (x + 2)(x + 9)(x + 7)(x + 9)(x + 7)(x + 2)

 a(2a - 7) + 5(2a - 7)
 4 (a + 5)(2a - 7)(a - 3)(a - 7)(a + 1)(a - 5)

 (3a + 2) + 6a(3a + 2)
 5 (1 + 6a)(2a + 2)(1 + 6a)(3a + 2)(6 + a)(2a + 2)

 (m-3)-2m(m-3)
 6 (1-2m)(m-3)(2+m)(23+m)(4m-2)(2+m)

 6b(a - 7) + (a - 7)
 7 (b - 7)(6a + 1)6b(a - 7)(a - 7)(6b + 1)

 3r(r + 2) + (r + 2)
 8 (3r + 2)(r + 2)(3r - 5)(r + 1)(3r + 1)(r + 2)

 y(2 - x) - (2 - x)
 9 (y - 1)(2 - x)(2 + y)(3 + x)(x - 2)(y + 1)

 8a(a - b) - (a - b)
 10 (7a - 1)(a - b)(8a - 1)(a - b)(8a - 1)(b - a)

 4(3s - t) + u(3s - t) - 2r(3s - t)
 11 (4 + u - 2r)(3s - t)(4 + u)(2 + s)(8 - t)(4 + u)(1 - 2r)(3s - t)

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