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Asked Jan 30, 2019
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Use a special factoring formula to factor the expression.
(8s^3)-(125t^3)

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Expert Answer

Step 1

Formula  used:

(a3 - b3) = (a - b)(a2 + ab + b2 )

Step 2

Now we have

8s3 - 125t3

Now apply the above formula, we get

8s3 - 125t3  =  (2s)3 - (5t)3

                            =  (2s - 5t)[(2s)2 +(2s)(5t)+ (5t)2 ]

Step 3

Now simplify the above term, we get

8s3 - 125t3 = (2s - 5t)( 4s...

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