SOLUTION: I need to factor the polynomial completely. 6. a^3-2a^2+5a-10 Thank you so much in advance for your help! Have a terrific day!

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 Question 634152: I need to factor the polynomial completely. 6. a^3-2a^2+5a-10 Thank you so much in advance for your help! Have a terrific day!Answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Start with the given expression Group the terms in two pairs Factor out the GCF out of the first group. Factor out the GCF out of the second group Since we have the common term , we can combine like terms So factors to In other words, -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you need more help, email me at jim_thompson5910@hotmail.com Also, please consider visiting my website: http://www.freewebs.com/jimthompson5910/home.html and making a donation. Thank you Jim --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------