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anonymous

  • one year ago

x^2-10x+25-y^2 factoring trinomials i need someone to walk me through i do not just want the answer

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  1. egbeach
    • one year ago
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    \[x ^{2}-10x+25-y ^{2}\]

  2. amoodarya
    • one year ago
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    hint : \[a^2-b^2=(a+b)(a-b)\]

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    (x-5)(x-5) but i dont know how the y factors in

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    (x-5+y) (x-5-y) @dylan0698097

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    but wouldnt the x have to multiply against the y?

  6. wil476003
    • one year ago
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    Are u sure there is a y in it

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes i am positive, the equation reads exactly how i wrote it.

  8. wil476003
    • one year ago
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    Thats weird because everything i found said it is an error becuase of the y or is the minus supposed to be an equal sign

  9. wil476003
    • one year ago
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    I have noclue otherwise im sorry

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i just double checked and the equation is right but i still dont know how to factor it.

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    the only thing i can think would be (x-5)(x-5)+(-y+0)(y+0) but i dont know if i can do that

  12. wil476003
    • one year ago
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    That makes the most since to me

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