Hello, I am having a few minor factoring problems. Answers are not matching the answer book. I will show you what I have done(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

=p^2 - 2p +1 - y^2 -2yz - z^2

=(p-1)^2 (-y-z)(y+z)

(the answer book states (p-1+y+z)(p-1-y-z))

I dont know how the got that

next

x^2 +2 +(1/x^2)

=x^4 + 2x^2 +1

=(x^2+1)^2

answer says (x+1/x)^2

help please

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# Homework Help: Simple Factoring Problems

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