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**given, 2-a-a² = 0**

**it can be written as a²+a-2=0**

**a²+2a-a-2=0**

**a(a+2)-1(a+2)=0**

**(a-1)(a+2)=0**

**a-1=0 or a+2=0**

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2 - a - a²

⇒2 - 2a + a - a²

⇒ 2(1 - a) + a(1 - a)

⇒ (1 - a)(2 + a)

⇒2 - 2a + a - a²

⇒ 2(1 - a) + a(1 - a)

⇒ (1 - a)(2 + a)