# Thread: Factoring with two variables 2 the fifth power

1. ## Factoring with two variables 2 the fifth power

How is this factored?

$t^5-x^5$

I just need to factor out $t-x$

2. Hello, Mike9182!

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