Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-7 Factoring Special Cases - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 10

Answer

(v-5)(v-5)

Work Step by Step

Given the polynomial $v^{2}$ - 10v + 25 *** We break of the middle term into two factors that add to give -10 and multiply to give +25. The two numbers are -5 and -5. $v^{2}$ - 5v - 5v + 25 We take the GCD of the first two and the GCD of the last two terms. v(v-5) -5(v-5) We take (v-5) and factor it out which gives us. (v-5)(v-5)
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