Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 5 - Polynomials and Factoring - 5.1 Introduction to Factoring - 5.1 Exercise Set - Page 310: 58



Work Step by Step

Using factoring by grouping, the factored form of the given expression, $ a^3-3a^2+6-2a ,$ is \begin{array}{l} a^3-3a^2-2a+6 \\\\= (a^3-3a^2)-(2a-6) \\\\= a^2(a-3)-2(a-3) \\\\= (a-3)(a^2-2) .\end{array}
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