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I'm trying to factorize a characteristic equation from my ODEs class, and I am having a problem when it comes to 4th, 5th or higher order differential equations.

Say this one:

r^{5}-3r^{4}+3r^{3}-3r^{2}+2r=0

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

Tried a lot of things but couldn't reach the result.

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# Homework Help: Factorization- any techniques ?

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