Solve it in a similar manner to the problem on this thread. First factor.
Solve it in a similar manner to the problem on this thread. First factor.
Divide out the common factor of 3:
(x^3 - x^2 - 2x) /(2x^2 - 5x + 2)
Factorise the numerator and denominator:
Numerator = x (x^2 - x - 2) = x (x ____)(x ___)
Denominator = (2x ___)(x ____)
The blanks are left for you to fill out.
Cancel common factors.
A very similar question was asked and replied to here: http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...ssion-2-a.html
Read it.