Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping - Exercise Set: 82

Answer

c. $x^{2}$ ($x^{2}$ + 5x - 1)

Work Step by Step

We multiply out each option to find that c is the correct factorization: $x^{2}$($x^{2}$) = $x^{4}$ $x^{2}$(5x) = 5$x^{3}$ $x^{2}$(-1) = -$x^{2}$
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