Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 6 - Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving - 6.2 - Factoring the Difference of Two Squares - Concept Quiz 6.2: 4

Answer

False

Work Step by Step

This problem mistakenly assumes that is possible to factor the sum of two perfect squares in the same way that you can factor the difference of two perfect squares. Only the difference of two perfect squares can be factored in this manner.
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