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Can I get help finding the difference. Please show steps for me.

(2x^2 -5x^3)-(8x^2 -7x^3)

I get -6x^2-12x^3 is that correct?

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( 2 x ^ 2 - 5 x ^ 3 ) - ( 8 x ^ 2 - 7 x ^ 3 ) =

2 x ^ 2 - 5 x ^ 3 - 8 x ^ 2 + 7 x ^ 3 =

- 6 x ^ 2 + 2 x ^ 3 =

2 x ^ 3 - 6 x ^ 2 =

2 x ^ 2 ( x - 3 )

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