## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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