Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305071751
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-175-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Algebraic Expressions - 1.3 Exercises: 63

Answer

$x(-2x^2+1)$

Work Step by Step

$Factor$ $out$ $the$ $common$ $factor:$ $-2x^3+x$ The common factor from $-2x $ and $x$ is $x$. $\frac{-2x^3}{x} = -2x^2$ $\frac{x}{x} = 1$ $= x(-2x^2+1)$
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