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## shubham1 3 years ago Factor Completely: x2 + 16

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1. gandalfwiz

THis is a special one, called "the difference of two perfect squares"

2. shubham1

i learned the lesson

3. bahrom7893

it's a plus

4. gandalfwiz

oops.... <blush>

5. gandalfwiz

You get non-real answers then. FUn

6. shubham1

(x + 4)(x - 4) (x - 4)(x - 4) (x + 4)(x + 4) Prime Options

7. bahrom7893

prime

8. eaularch_1126

x2 or x^2 ?

9. bahrom7893

it's x^2 im assuming

10. shubham1

x^2

11. gandalfwiz

x^2 +16 wouldn't factor to those

12. eaularch_1126

(x+4 )(x-4)

13. gandalfwiz

no, it's x^2 + 16, not minus

14. shubham1

i think its prime

15. gandalfwiz

Not factorable into real numbers

16. shubham1

prime?

17. gandalfwiz

so yeah, prime. Like Optimus

18. eaularch_1126

and not negative , like Negatron. hehehe

19. gandalfwiz

;)

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