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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

I need help factoring- 5x^2(x-y)-10xy^3(y-x)^2

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  1. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    take out what they have in common and leave in the rest...inside parranthesis

  2. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    theres a 5 and an x in common, and a (y-x)

  3. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    5x(y-x)(-x - 2y^3(y-x))

  4. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    that (x-y) is hiding a secret :) -1(y-x) = (x-y)

  5. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    wat about ur previous doubt?

  6. radar
    • 5 years ago
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    You should check that very carefully. looking at the final answer you can see where \[2y ^{3}(y-x)\] would produce a \[2y ^{4}\]which was not in the original equation

  7. radar
    • 5 years ago
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    Never mind I see it now

  8. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    -5x^2(y-x) - 10xy^3(y-x)(y-x)

  9. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    :)

  10. radar
    • 5 years ago
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    I was not following the original equation thru! I'm learning

  11. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    ....your learning and teaching....its a great combo

  12. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    it took me what...2 days to figure out what I was seeing wrong in one problem :)

  13. radar
    • 5 years ago
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    Yes this one has a lot of clutter (a radar term)

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