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    Problem 1
    Use grouping to factor the following polynomial completely.

    x^3 + ax + 3a + 3x^2

    Note: Factoring means to express a polynomial or a number as a product of its factors (in the case of polynomials, the factors are prime polynomials).

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    Solution Summary

    Easy to understand solution from basics. The expert factors the polynomials and grouping factors. The expert expresses a polynomial or a number.