Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$4x^2-25$
Using $(a+b)(a-b)=a^2-b^2$ or the special product of the sum and difference of like terms, the product of the given expression, $(2x+5)(2x-5) ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 2x(2x)-5(5) \\\\= 4x^2-25 .\end{array}