# Factorize Each of the Following Expression: X8 − 1 Answer 1 - Mathematics

Sum

Factorize each of the following expression:
x8 − 1

#### Solution

$x^8 - 1$
$= ( x^4 )^2 - 1^2$
$= ( x^4 - 1)( x^4 + 1)$
$= [( x^2 )^2 - 1^2 ]( x^4 + 1)$
$= ( x^2 - 1)( x^2 + 1)( x^4 + 1)$
$= ( x^2 - 1^2 )( x^2 + 1)( x^4 + 1)$
$= (x - 1)(x + 1)( x^2 + 1)( x^4 + 1)$

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#### APPEARS IN

RD Sharma Class 8 Maths
Chapter 7 Factorization
Exercise 7.5 | Q 11 | Page 17