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 - Vocabulary, Readiness & Video Check: 6



Work Step by Step

It should read $x(x^{2}-6x+1)$. If you multiply (a form of checking your work when factoring) the "answer" from the problem you would have: $x(x^{2}-6x)$ $x^{3}-6x^{2}$ You have lost the final $x$ term.
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