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    Long Polynomial Factoring

    How would you factor j^2k+j^2+jk^2+jk+k^3+k^2?
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrozer View Post
    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?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jhevon View Post
    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.
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