- purplestar
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how do you factor the polynomial 2(x)3 - 3(x)2 - 2(x) - 1

- little_dragon
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purplestar wrote:factor the polynomial 2(x)3 - 3(x)2 - 2(x) - 1

wat do the parens mean?

is it 2x^3-3x^2-2x-1?

cos that doesnt factor!

- purplestar
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oh see i tried to type out the problem like you did but thats how its suppose to look