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 - Problem Set 6.2 - Page 247: 9


$ (6a-5b)(6a+5b)$

Work Step by Step

The given expression can be written as: $(6a)^2-(5b)^2$ RECALL: A difference of two square can be factored using the formula: $x^2-y^2=(x-y)(x+y)$ Use the formula above with $x=6a$ and $y=5b$, we obtain: $= (6a-5b)(6a+5b)$
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