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posted by Angie Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 9:31pm.
Is it possible to factor 2w-1-w^3? If so, how?
yes let f(w) = -w^3 + 2w - 1 = -(w^3 - 2w + 1) f(1) = -(1-2+1) = 0 so w-1 is a factor using synthetic division I go -(w^3 - 2w + 1) = -(w-1)(w^2+w-1)
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