College Algebra (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter R - Section R.4 - Factoring Polynomials - R.4 Exercises: 23

Answer

($q^{2}$ + 5)($p^{2}$ - 2)

Work Step by Step

1. Group like terms together. ($p^{2}q^{2}$ - 2$q^{2}$) + (5$p^{2}$ - 10) 2. Factor out GCF from each group. $q^{2}$($p^{2}$ - 2) + 5($p^{2}$ - 2) 3. Use distributive property to factor. ($q^{2}$ + 5)($p^{2}$ - 2)
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