# expressing as odd & even functions

posted by
**Jen**
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Express

P(x) = x^5 + 6 x^3 - x^2 - 2x + 5

as the sum of an odd function and even function.

Podd(x)=x^5 +6x^3- 2x

Peven(x)= -x^2 + 5

posted by
**Jen**
.

Express

P(x) = x^5 + 6 x^3 - x^2 - 2x + 5

as the sum of an odd function and even function.

Podd(x)=x^5 +6x^3- 2x

Peven(x)= -x^2 + 5