## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

$36s^{2}+24s+4$
$(6s+2)^{2}$ Apply the formula for squaring a binomial, which is $(a+b)^{2}=a^{2}+2ab+b^{2}$ Here, $a=6s$ and $b=2$ $(6s+2)^{2}=(6s)^{2}+2(6s)(2)+2^{2}=36s^{2}+24s+4$