# Chapter 5 - Polynomials and Factoring - 5.4 Factoring Perfect-Square Trinomials and Differences of Squares - 5.4 Exercise Set - Page 332: 18

not a perfect square trinomial

#### Work Step by Step

The given expression, $36x^2+16-24x$ is equivalent to $36x^2-24x+16$. Since the middle term is not twice the product of the square roots of the first and third terms, then it is $\text{ not a perfect square trinomial .}$

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.