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mared March 25th, 2014 12:56 PM

factor
 
factor x^2y^3-x^3y^2+y^2z^3-y^3z^2+x^3z^2-z^3x^2

MarkFL March 25th, 2014 01:03 PM

Re: factor
 

mared March 25th, 2014 01:15 PM

Re: factor
 
can you show steps

soroban March 25th, 2014 03:42 PM

Re: factor
 
Hello, mared!

I'll try to de-mystify the procedure.
I sort of "invented" the method many years ago.


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skipjack March 25th, 2014 05:09 PM

The factors (x - y), (y - z), and (z - x) exist by the factor theorem. The final factor is then easily found.


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