Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 6 - Section 6.1 - The Greatest Common Factor - Exercise Set: 39

Answer

$a^{2}b^{2}(a^{5}b^{4}-a+b^{3}-1)$

Work Step by Step

$a^{7}b^{6}-a^{3}b^{2}+a^{2}b^{5}-a^{2}b^{2}$ Take out common factor $a^{2}b^{2}$: $a^{7}b^{6}-a^{3}b^{2}+a^{2}b^{5}-a^{2}b^{2}=a^{2}b^{2}(a^{5}b^{4}-a+b^{3}-1)$
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