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how do you factor 60(x^2-2) and also how do you factor (3x^5-20x^3)??

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60(x^2-2) = 60(x^2-(√(2))^2) = 60(x+√(2))(x-√(2))
 
 
3x^5 – 20x^3 = x^3(3x^2 – 20)
 
= x^3((√(3)x)^2 – (2√(5))^2)
 
= x^3(√(3)x + 2√(5))(√(3)x – 2√(5))

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