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 Author Comment/Response Steve Keeley 12/25/12 7:44pm You're not getting the answer you want because it would be incorrect. x^4 + 2 x^2 + 1 does not factor into (x+1)^2*(x-1)^2. x^4 - 2 x^2 + 1 does factor into (x+1)^2*(x-1)^2. in: Factor[x^4 - 2 x^2 + 1] out: (x-1)^2 (x+1)^2 URL: ,

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