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Using complete sentences, explain how you would factor completely x^12 – 8.
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Using complete sentences, explain how you would factor completely x^12 – 8.

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ash2326
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4We have \[x^{12}8\] we know \[x^{12}=(x^4)^3\] and\[8=2^3\] so we have now the expression as \[({x^4})^32^3\] we know \[(ab)^3=(ab)(a^2+ab+b^2)\] using this we get \[({x^4})^32^3=(x^42)(x^8+2x^4+4)\]

ash2326
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4or \[x^{12}8=(x^42)(x^8+2x^4+4)\]
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