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what is x^3-14x^2+49

I don't understand how to do this!


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Maurizio T. | Statistics Ph.D and CFA charterholder with a true passion to teach.Statistics Ph.D and CFA charterholder wi...
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Jerri, you are given a polynomial, x3-14x2+49, and that is "what it is", but what  are you exactly asked to do with it? What do they mean by "what is?"

Mike C. | Enthusiastic Tutor for Middle and High School StudentsEnthusiastic Tutor for Middle and High S...
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Am I asked to factor it or what?