# Math Help - Long Polynomial Factoring

1. ## Long Polynomial Factoring

How would you factor $j^2k+j^2+jk^2+jk+k^3+k^2$?

2. Originally Posted by chrozer
How would you factor $j^2k+j^2+jk^2+jk+k^3+k^2$?
by grouping first:

the pairs are in nice order, so we have: $j^2 (k + 1) + jk(k + 1) + k^2(k + 1)$

can you continue?

3. Originally Posted by Jhevon
by grouping first:

the pairs are in nice order, so we have: $j^2 (k + 1) + jk(k + 1) + k^2(k + 1)$

can you continue?
Yes I can. Thnx.