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

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Chapter 5 - Polynomials and Factoring - 5.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Type x2+bx+c - 5.2 Exercise Set: 40

Answer

not factorable

Work Step by Step

There are no 2 numbers whose product is $ac= 1(1)=1 $ and whose sum is $b= -1 $ in the given expression, $ y^2-y+1 .$ Hence, the given expression is $\text{ not factorable .}$
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