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math>philosophy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Did you try factoring out the x and y? If it helps, try rearranging the terms like so: \[x^2  2x  y^2 + 2y\] and try grouping/factoring the x out and the y out

Kuoministers
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Actually i tried that and it doesnt work... grouping doesnt work... Completing the square doesnt work...

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x^2  y^2  2x + 2y (x^2  y^2) + (  2x + 2y) (x  y)(x + y) + (  2x + 2y) (x  y)(x + y)  2( x  y) See where to go from here?

ChmE
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@jim_thompson5910 started you off great. There is still something in common you could factor out to further simplify it. Think about it

math>philosophy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think he left it out on purpose

Kuoministers
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks you so much jim.. i know how to complete it now. Thanks
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