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  • 4 years ago

Simplify (x^2 + 16)(x^2 16)

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  1. anonymous
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    Makes no sense.

  2. anonymous
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    Is there an operator between the x^2 and the 16 in the second parentheses?

  3. anonymous
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    that is how it is in my book

  4. anonymous
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    Makes no sense.....sorry.

  5. anonymous
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    It's just a distribution problem, and it seems like it's really saying (16x^2)(x^2+16)

  6. Mimi_x3
    • 4 years ago
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    You mean expand?

  7. anonymous
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    Hold on a sec I will put all of what it says.

  8. anonymous
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    I've seen math books where they say one thing and mean another, heh

  9. anonymous
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    It could be difference of squares problem.

  10. anonymous
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    (x^2 + 16)(x^2 - 16) = x^4 - 256

  11. anonymous
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    i found it; it should say Simplify (x^2 + 16)(x^2 - 16)

  12. anonymous
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    Then, my answer is right.

  13. anonymous
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    Thanks

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