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 R - Elementary Algebra Review - R.5 Polynomials and Factoring - R.5 Exercise Set: 7

Answer

prime

Work Step by Step

The given binomial, $ x^2+100 ,$ has no common factor between the terms, is not a difference of $2$ squares, nor a sum/difference of $2$ cubes. Hence, the given expression is not factorable or is $\text{ prime .}$
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