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sasogeek
 4 years ago
what's the easiest way to factor a polynomial with the highest exponent greater than 2? i.e ^3 , ^4 ....
sasogeek
 4 years ago
what's the easiest way to factor a polynomial with the highest exponent greater than 2? i.e ^3 , ^4 ....

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hm, I suppose without electronic aid?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, so if there is atleast one rational root, you could use Rational root theorem.

ash2326
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Saso geek, try to find one zero by hit and trial method, then create factors in case of a cubic equation .

sasogeek
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how do u know by just looking at the expression to determine if there's a rational root or not, and what is the rational root theorem anyway?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Saso, Google is your friend :)

sasogeek
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol k i'll look it up :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I like this resource: http://www.artofproblemsolving.com/Wiki/index.php/Polynomial

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is where I learned many tricks: http://www.artofproblemsolving.com/Resources/Papers/PolynomialsAK.pdf

sasogeek
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i go there to play math games at times lol

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\( \Huge \ddot\smile \)

EarthCitizen
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0long division is slow

EarthCitizen
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\Huge \ddot\frown\]

EarthCitizen
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0use factorization method \[\Huge \ddot\star\]
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