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Using the Difference of Two Squares to Solve Equations
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Using the Difference of Two Squares to Solve Equations
Common Core: A.REI.4b

Using the Difference of Two Squares to Solve Equations

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Author: Graham Pardun
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This lesson demonstrates how to use the difference of two squares and the zero product property to solve for binomial equations.
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How to Solve Binomial Equations Using Two Cool Tricks

In this lesson, I'll show you how to solve an equation like 9x^2 = 4 by rearranging it so one side equals zero (which allows us to do some cool stuff), and the other side is expressed as the difference of two squares, which then becomes very easy to factor!