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sue101

  • one year ago

Find the least common multiple of x^3 - x^2 + x -2 and x^2 - 1. Write the answer in factored form.

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  1. sue101
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    @ajprincess

  2. ajprincess
    • one year ago
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    First try to factorise the given expressions.

  3. sue101
    • one year ago
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    idk how to factorize

  4. ajprincess
    • one year ago
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    How will u find lcm of 2 and 3?

  5. sue101
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    lcm is 6

  6. ajprincess
    • one year ago
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    Ya good:) hw did u find it?@sue101

  7. sue101
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    i just multiplied them together lol

  8. ajprincess
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    |dw:1359653647279:dw| l.c.m of 6 and 12 can be found in the following way. |dw:1359653755976:dw| Do u get this?

  9. sue101
    • one year ago
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    yes i do

  10. ajprincess
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    nw treat the expressions given to u as numbers nd try to do it. x^3-x^2+x-2=1*(x^3-x^2+x-2) x^2-1=1*(x-1)(x+1)

  11. sue101
    • one year ago
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    (x + 1)²(x – 1) (x + 1)(x – 1)(x² + 1) (x³ – x² + x – 1)(x² – 1) (x + 1)(x – 1)(x² – 1)

  12. ajprincess
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    is it x^3-x^2+x-2 or x^3-x^2+x-1?

  13. sue101
    • one year ago
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    x³ – x² + x – 1 and x² – 1.

  14. ajprincess
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    x^3-x^2+x-1=x^2(x-1)+1(x-1) =(x^2+1)(x-1)

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