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anonymous
 4 years ago
What is the factored form of the expression?
s^4 – 16
A. (s  2)^2(s + 2)^2
B. (s  2)(s + 2)
C. (s  i)(s + i)(s  2)(s + 2)
D. (s  2i)(s + 2i)(s  2)(s + 2)
A, B, C, or D? Please explain (:
anonymous
 4 years ago
What is the factored form of the expression? s^4 – 16 A. (s  2)^2(s + 2)^2 B. (s  2)(s + 2) C. (s  i)(s + i)(s  2)(s + 2) D. (s  2i)(s + 2i)(s  2)(s + 2) A, B, C, or D? Please explain (:

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0s^2  16 = s^2  4^2 again the same formula a^2 b^2 (s4) (s+4)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because s4 is again (s+2)(s2)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\huge a^2  b^2 = (a +b)(ab)\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry answer is "D" (s  2i)(s + 2i) =(s+4)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\(\large s^416=(s^2)^24^2=(s^24)(s^2+4) \) that first factor is factorable using difference of squares. that second one is factorable involving "sum of squares"
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