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How to factor x-d+(x-d)^2

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supersmartpants | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted September 19, 2013 at 10:50 PM via web

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How to factor x-d+(x-d)^2

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baxthum8 | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Associate Educator

Posted September 19, 2013 at 10:58 PM (Answer #1)

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Factor:`(x-d) + (x-d)^2`

Divide out (x - d)

Therefore this gives:  `(x - d)(1 + (x - d))`

or:  `(x-d)(1+x-d)`

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