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Rkb<3NH
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The product of (a − b)(a − b) is a^2 − b^2.
A: Sometimes
B: Always
C: Never
*is it a?
 one year ago
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Rkb<3NH Group Title
The product of (a − b)(a − b) is a^2 − b^2. A: Sometimes B: Always C: Never *is it a?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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MathBlonde Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think it is B because it would end up being a^2abba+b^2 Unless there is a zero of course so then it could be A
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radar Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The product of (ab)(ab) is a^22ab+b^2 now what conclusion do you think.
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helpingtutors Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so its never hence C
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Rkb<3NH Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it cant be b because i choose it and i got it wrong, but i stuck between a and c
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MathBlonde Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes C sorry I got the letter mixed up
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Rkb<3NH Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay well thank you and can you help me with 1 more?
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MathBlonde Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The answer is never
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Rkb<3NH Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Find the two products below. Compare and contrast, in complete sentences, the similarities and differences of the two. (x + 4)(x − 4) and (x + 4)(x + 4)
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MathBlonde Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the first would play out to x^24x+4x16 leaving you with x^216 The second would become x^2+4x+4x+14 leaving you with x^2+8x+14 See the difference?
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MathBlonde Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So the second is +16 not +14
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MathBlonde Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you understand how to distribute those types of problems?
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Rkb<3NH Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no im confused?
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MathBlonde Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1344899884673:dw
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MathBlonde Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the first x multiplies to each term in the second set of parenthesis. Then the first 4 multiplies to each term in the second set of parenthesis. Add all the terms together and you are good to go :)
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Rkb<3NH Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohh okay! i get it
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Rkb<3NH Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(x + 4)(x + 4) x^2 + 4 + 4 + 16 this is what i get for the second equation
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MathBlonde Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes but remember to carry x along. The second and third terms you have just 4. But the 4 multiplies with x making them each 4x So x^2+4x+4x+16
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MathBlonde Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You will be expected to combine like terms as well. So go ahead and add the 4xs together giving you 8x making your final result for that problem x^2+8x+16
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Rkb<3NH Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh okay can you help me out with the similarities and differences of the two equations?
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MathBlonde Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You can see from our calculations that it is the minus sign that causes the major differences. It turns positive 16 into negative 16 and instead of creating 8x with the 4xs, the 4xs end up canceling each other out because 11=0 so 4x4x=0 as well.
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MathBlonde Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Notice though that both problems do yield an x^2 and a 16(just a negative 16 for one of them)
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Rkb<3NH Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh yea thats true well thank you soo much, you have been a great help!(:
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MathBlonde Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No problem :) good luck!
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