## College Algebra (11th Edition)

($m^{2}$ + 36)($m^{2}$ - 36)
We know that (a + b)(a - b) = $a^{2}$ - $b^{2}$, so we take the square root of each term in the polynomial to get a and b. We get $m^{2}$ and 36, so the factorization is ($m^{2}$ + 36)($m^{2}$ - 36).