Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 10 - Section 10.1 - Finding Monomial Factors - Exercise: 20

Answer

$a(1-a^2)$

Work Step by Step

a is a common factor of each term in the polynomial, so we factor it out. $a-a^3=a(1-a^2)$
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