Factorizing x^5y^2 + x^2y^5

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[SOLVED] factorizing x^5y^2 + x^2y^5

factorize:


[tex]x^5y^2 + x^2y^5[/tex]



The Attempt at a Solution




I have attempted to use difference of two squares by re-arranging as:


[tex]x^5y^2 + y^5x^2[/tex]

but this doesn't get me anywhere
 

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Take out common things.
[tex]x^2y^2(x^3+y^3)[/tex]

Now use the expansion for [tex](x^3+y^3)[/tex]
 
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easy. thanks ;)
 

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