Algebra 1

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

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - Chapter Review - 8-7 Factoring Special Cases - Page 526: 72


The coefficient for $a^2$ is a perfect square (as would the coefficient for $x^2$).

Work Step by Step

$(x+a)(x+a) = x^2 + a*x+a*x + a^2 = x^2+2ax+a^2$
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