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2a^-5*c^2-5a^6*c^-4*-a^4*c^2 how do i factor this

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You sure you wrote it correctly?  (ie neg sign after two of the exponent's ^).  If you did, this is as good as it gets.  Presuming it is correct, you might multiply and divide by (a^5c^4) to get a common den.
 = [2c^6 - 5a^11 -a^9c^6 ]/ (a^5c^4)
But that's just as ugly