Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.6 Special Products - 4.6 Exercise Set - Page 277: 99


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I would tell her that while it is not necessary to know these special methods, it will be much easier for her if she knows them. After all, while she is correct that you can always use the FOIL method, the special methods allow you to solve the problem quicker and more directly.
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