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7X^{2}(X - 2) - (X - 2)

2. The attempt at a solution

Ok, this is really simple but for some reason I can't figure out why the answer has to be (7X^{2}- 1)(X - 2)

The process is that I have to divide both parts by (X - 2). However, if I do that, I only get 7X^{2}- 1. Where does that (X - 2) come from for the final answer?

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# Homework Help: Factoring a polynomial

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