College Algebra (11th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter R - Section R.4 - Factoring Polynomials - R.4 Exercises: 48

Answer

$(2p + q - 5)^{2}$

Work Step by Step

Check factorization with FOIL and perfect squares rule: $(2p + q - 5)^{2}$ = $((2p + q) - 5)^{2}$ = $(2p + q)^{2}$ + 2(2p + q)(-5) + $(-5)^{2}$ = $(2p + q)^{2}$ - 10(2p + q) + 25
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