Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping - Exercise Set: 38

Answer

$x^{3}(x-4)$

Work Step by Step

We are given the polynomial $x^{4}-4x^{3}$. The GCF of both terms is$x^{3}$, so we can factor $x^{3}$ out from each term. $x^{3}(x)-x^{3}(4)$ Next, we can apply the distributive property. $x^{3}(x-4)$
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