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 - 5.4 Factoring Perfect-Square Trinomials and Differences of Squares - 5.4 Exercise Set: 109

Answer

$-(x^4-8x^2-9)$

Work Step by Step

Factoring the $ -1 $, the given expression, $ -x^4+8x^2+9 ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l} -1(x^4-8x^2-9) \\\\= -(x^4-8x^2-9) .\end{array}
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