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What does it mean to factor an algebraic expression into prime factors?

Prime factors are factors that cannot be further factored.



Do you know what a interval is in math terms? i need the definition

yeah so what do you mean it should be put in help not here in quetions caus ei thought that i might of beeen able to help you!!

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