Difference of Squares

Difference of Squares
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Part of video series Factoring Polynomials
Taught by dougsimmsonline
The differece of squares factoring method.
  • What is a difference of squares?
  • How do you factor a difference of squares?
  • How do you factor x^2 - y^2?
  • How do you factor 36a^2 - 1?
  • How do you factor x^4 - y^2?
  • How do you factor 4b^2 - 9c^2?
  • How do you factor (16a^2b^8)/49 - (9a^8b^2)/25c^2?
  • How do you factor a polynomial with only two terms?
  • How do you factor x^8 - y^8?
  • How do you know when you are finished factoring a difference of squares?
  • How do you factor a binomial?
This video shows how to factor several differences of squares, and throws one problem in that can be factored several times before it is finished. Again, each step is explained in detail. This is a very good tutorial.
  • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
Reviewed by MathVids Staff on October 21, 2009.
 
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