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Given $f(x) = x^3 + x^2 - 5x + 3$, Show that $(x-1)$ is a factor of $f(x)$ and hence factorise $f(x)$ fully.
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1^3 + 1^2 -5(1) + 3 = 0

x-1 is a factor as there is no remainder but equal to 0.
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