# Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-7 Factoring Special Cases - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 515: 51

a) $x^2+16x+64$ b) The factored terms are the same.

#### Work Step by Step

a) $x^2+16x+64 = x^2+8x+8x+64 = (x+8)(x+8)$ b) The trinomial was factored, and $x+8 = x+8$

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.