College Algebra (10th Edition)

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Chapter R - Section R.4 - Polynomials - R.4 Assess Your Understanding: 8

Answer

false

Work Step by Step

RECAL: A sum of two cubes $x^3+a^3$ can be factored using the formula: $x^3+a^3=(x+a)(x^2-ax+a^2)$ Note that the trinomial factor in the given expression does not match the one in the formula above. Thus, the given statement is false.
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