Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 5 - Section 5.6 - A General Factoring Strategy - Exercise Set - Page 378: 2



Work Step by Step

Consider the polynomial $x^3-x$ Take out common term, that is, $x$. $\implies x(x^2-1)$ or, $=x(x^2-1)$ Hence, $x^3-x=x(x+1)(x-1)$
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