How would you factor the following: 54x^4 + 2x

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You have not provided an equation but a mathematical expression as 54x^4+2x.

To factorize this:

54x^4 + 2x

separate the common factors which are 2 and x

=> 2x*27*x^3 + 2x

=> 2x( 27x^3 + 1)

Now we can factor 27x^3 + 1, using the formula a^3 + b^3 = (a+b)*(a^2 - ab+ 1) as (3x + 1)*( 9x^2 - 3x + 1)

Therefore the factors of 54x^4+2x are 2x, ( 3x+ 1) and 9x^2 -3x + 1.

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