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

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 5 - Polynomials and Factoring - 5.5 Factoring Sums or Differences of Cubes - 5.5 Exercise Set - Page 338: 8

#### Answer

a difference of squares

#### Work Step by Step

Both terms of the given expression, $100y^8-25x^4 ,$ are perfect squares and their coefficients have $\text{ different signs }.$ Hence, the given expression is $\text{ a difference of squares }.$

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