This stuff is really getting annoying, pretty much in class we keep doing these "Factoring Special Products." Which is just annoying! 2 Problems. 1. x^6 - y^6 2. x^3y^3 + z^3 It's so annoying for me, .
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Originally Posted by Kenlen83 1. x^6 - y^6 This is a difference of squares: $\displaystyle x^6-y^6=\left(x^3\right)^2-\left(y^3\right)^2$ Factor, and you will then have a sum and difference of cubes. 2. x^3y^3 + z^3 This is a sum of cubes: $\displaystyle x^3y^3+z^3=(xy)^3+z^3.$
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