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posted by Corey .
I need to know how to factor the following expression:
x^6  y^6
The teacher said that the answer is (x+y)(xy)(x^4+x^2y^2+y^4)
I need to know HOW to factor this.
Does it have anything to do with making x^6 = (x^2)^3??
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