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    Factoring with two variables 2 the fifth power

    How is this factored?

    t^5-x^5

    I just need to factor out t-x
    Last edited by Mike9182; December 14th 2009 at 02:46 PM.
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    Hello, Mike9182!


    t^5-x^5 \;=\;(t-x)(t^4 + t^4x + t^3x^2 + t^2x^3+ tx^4 + x^4)

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