Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.7 Polynomials in Several Variables - 4.7 Exercise Set: 6

Answer

(b) the product of the sum and difference of the same two terms.

Work Step by Step

RECALL: (1) $(a+b)^2$ is a square of a binomial (2) $(a-b)(a+b)$ is the product of the sum and difference of the same two terms The given expression is in the same form as the one in part (2) above. Thus, the given expression is the product of the sum and difference of the same two terms.
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