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anonymous
 one year ago
Determine if the expression is a perfect square and if it is, factor it.
a2 – 8a – 16
A.
(4a + 1)2
B.
(a + 4)(a – 4)
C.
(a – 4)(a – 4)
D.
not a perfect square
anonymous
 one year ago
Determine if the expression is a perfect square and if it is, factor it. a2 – 8a – 16 A. (4a + 1)2 B. (a + 4)(a – 4) C. (a – 4)(a – 4) D. not a perfect square

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jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hmm what do you think?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1432746281982:dw

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hold on b.c the answer i am getting is not there.

anonymous
 one year ago
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jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1OHHH i see mot a perfect square because of 16 A perfect square must have a positive number at the end that above equals = (A+B)^2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what do you think? @jagr2713

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@aegantiger It is better to guide the user to an answer rather than doing all the work yourself. We discourage giving out answers without letting the asker at least take some part in the analysis  the aim of this site is to teach. Please refer to our code of conduct at http://openstudy.com/codeofconduct for more information. Thank you.

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1but @ninowletonzalez06 so we plug it in (a+b)^2 and get a^2 8a + 16 = (a 4)^2

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What are you stuck on. i barely get myself but i can explain some :D

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how to determine if it is a perfect square, and if it is i need to factor it?

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well to be a perfect square then the end must be positive and D is correct :D
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