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2 August, 09:08

Factorize

x^3-y^3-x^2-xy-y^2

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  1. 2 August, 10:43
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    (x - y - 1) (x^2 + xy + y^2).

    Step-by-step explanation:

    x^3 - y^3 - x^2 - xy - y^2

    = (x - y) (x^2 + xy + y^2) - 1 (x^2 + xy + y^2)

    x^2 + xy + y^2 is common to the 2 parts so we have:

    (x - y - 1) (x^2 + xy + y^2) (Answer).
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