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Difference of Perfect Squares - Problem 6

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Teacher/Instructor Alissa Fong
Alissa Fong

MA, Stanford University
Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area

Alissa is currently a teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area and Brightstorm users love her clear, concise explanations of tough concepts

Although there is a shortcut that many students memorize for factoring the difference of perfect squares, here we look in more depth at why the shortcut works. We compare three different methods for factoring. Beware that this shortcut only works when you have two terms, and only works for differences (or subtraction problems.)

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