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ALGEBRA 2Lesson 56 of 95

FACTORING SPECIAL POLYNOMIALS

Difference of Two Squares

Students learn that a binomial in the form a^2 - b^2 is called the difference of two squares, and can be factored as (a + b)(a - b). For example, x^2 - 144 can be factored as (x + 12)(x - 12).

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