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anonymous

  • one year ago

in the polynomial below what number should replace the ? to produce a difference of squares x^2+?x-36

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  1. liamschumm
    • one year ago
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    I'm not sure what you mean...

  2. liamschumm
    • one year ago
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    Oh, I see.

  3. liamschumm
    • one year ago
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    So what is difference of squares, in general form?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    that's what the question said

  5. liamschumm
    • one year ago
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    No, not exactly.

  6. liamschumm
    • one year ago
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    a^2 - b^2 is difference of squares.

  7. liamschumm
    • one year ago
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    Think of how to turn that expression into something of that form.

  8. liamschumm
    • one year ago
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    (hint: 36=6^2)

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