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# Can anyone explain how is it wrong??

Note by Shuvayan Ghosh Dastidar
3 years, 3 months ago

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When $$x^3 - x^2 = x^2(x - 1)$$ you divided by zero. · 3 years, 3 months ago

$$(x-1)$$ is equal to $$-1$$, not $$0$$. This is because you multiplied the $$x^3$$ factor to get $$0$$, meaning that $$1\ne0$$. · 3 years, 3 months ago