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x2-x-2

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x2-x-2

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Note: Since instructions are missing - our best guess is that we need to factor the given expression.

We have been given an algebraic expression

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Step 2

We can use splitting middle term method to factor. First of all, we need to find two numbers whose product is -2 and whose sum is -1. Such numbers are 1 and -2. Now using these numb...

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