Michael J. answered • 10/14/17

Effective High School STEM Tutor & CUNY Math Peer Leader

Let q = x

^{1/4} q

^{2}= x^{1/2}The new expression becomes

2q

^{2}- 9q + 4Now we can factor.

(2q - 1)(q - 4)

Finally, we substitute the value of q for x.

**(2x**

^{1/4}- 1)(x^{1/4}- 4)