How do i factorise x(y^2) + (z^2)y +z(x^2) -(z^2)x - (x^2)y - (y^2)z

any help would be greatly appreciated thanks

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- Feb 27th 2009, 09:47 AMhmmmmfactorising
How do i factorise x(y^2) + (z^2)y +z(x^2) -(z^2)x - (x^2)y - (y^2)z

any help would be greatly appreciated thanks - Feb 27th 2009, 10:03 AMtah
Try to factor the difference of distinct symbols, you should get $\displaystyle (y - x) (z - x) (z - y)$