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In each of the following two polynomials, find the value of a, if x – a is a factor:

(i) x6 -ax5 +x4 -ax3 +3x -a +2

(ii) x5 -a2x3 +2x +a +1

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(i) Let f(x) = x6 -ax5 +x4 -ax3 +3x -a +2 be the given polynomial.

(ii) f(x) = x5 -a2x3 +2x +a +1 be the given polynomial.

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