can someone please factor this for me?? if it cant be factored can you explain why? thanks

(x-y)(x^2-z^2)-(x-z)(x^2-y^2)

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- Mar 3rd 2009, 11:02 PMbcguy87can someone please factor this???
can someone please factor this for me?? if it cant be factored can you explain why? thanks

(x-y)(x^2-z^2)-(x-z)(x^2-y^2) - Mar 3rd 2009, 11:23 PMearboth
- Mar 3rd 2009, 11:31 PMbcguy87
ok, so how come when u work backwards now from what you got, the answer is not anywhere near what the question was??

because, when u reverse your factoring method, you are supposed to get the original question................

i took your then i worked it out to get then when worked back i got your original question..............just a thought - Mar 4th 2009, 04:13 AMearboth