1. Learn a short list of prime numbers. 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, and 19 are all prime. There are more prime numbers than those mentioned, of course. 2. Start solving a prime factorization
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1. Factor the numerator  that is, the number on top of the fraction  into its prime factors. In other words, choose one pair of factors to work with, then keep factoring those factors
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1. Write the factors in parentheses sidebyside. If one polynomial has more terms than the other, write the shorter one first. (x + 3)2x ^2  x + 7) 2. Multiply the first term of
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1. Make sure the polynomials you want to add have the same variables. For example, if you need to add (3x^2+4x6)x^2+4) adjust the second polynomial so it reads x^2+0x+4, since 0x
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