## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$(x^2-2)(x-1)$
Given:$x^3-x^2-2x+2$ Take out the common terms thus, the equation can be written as: $x^3-x^2-2x+2=x^2(x-1)-2(x-1)$ Hence, $(x^2-2)(x-1)$