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x^3 - 2x^2 + x - 2

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  1. Factor:
    x^3 - 2x^2 + x - 2

    Note the pattern of coefficients:
    +1-2 +1-2
    which allows you to factor as follows:
    =x²(x-2) + 1(x-2)
    =(x²+1)(x-2)

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