Hello

I need to prove this and im having som trouble doing it.

x(x(x-2)-(x-2)) = x(x-2)(x-1)

Thank you for any assistance.

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- Aug 19th 2008, 10:44 AMMladen1Prove
Hello

I need to prove this and im having som trouble doing it.

x(x(x-2)-(x-2)) = x(x-2)(x-1)

Thank you for any assistance. - Aug 19th 2008, 11:25 AMo_O

Focus on the inside expression. Factor the red out to get your desired answer.

If it helps, imagine .

We then have: - Aug 19th 2008, 11:39 AMSoroban
Hello, Mladen1!

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I need to prove this and I'm having some trouble doing it.

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**what**is stopping you?

[1] Multiply out both sides and show that they are equal! . . .*Duh!*

[2] Or we can factor the left side . . .

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. . . . . common factor

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