# By factoring (n 3 + 1), explain why this expression represents a number that is not prime if n is an integer greater than one.

By factoring (n^{3} + 1), explain why this expression represents a number that is not prime if n is an integer greater than one.

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## To factor n 3 1 we can use the sum of cubes formula n 3 1 n 1 n 2 n 1 Now we can see that n 3 1 can …View the full answer

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## Basic Technical Mathematics

**ISBN:** 9780137529896

12th Edition

**Authors:** Allyn J. Washington, Richard Evans

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**6**- Factoring and FractionsSection: Exercises 6.3

Problem: 41

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