Hi there!

How does one factorize ?

I tried factorizing it by and a few other methods

but couldn't really get close to the answer.

Thanks

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- May 14th 2013, 12:04 AMMoniMiniFactorization
Hi there!

How does one factorize ?

I tried factorizing it by and a few other methods

but couldn't really get close to the answer.

Thanks - May 14th 2013, 12:42 AMibduttRe: Factorization
let x^3 = a

The equation becomes a + 1/a -2 = 0

a^2 - 2a + 1 = 0 That gives ( a -1 )^2 = 0 OR ( x^3 - 1 )^2 = 0

and we know the factors of x^3 - 1 - May 14th 2013, 08:22 AMSorobanRe: Factorization
Hello, MoniMini!

Another approach . . .

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