Example41 - • The middle term is twice the product of the...

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Example 2 Simplify each of the following. 1. (4  x  + 3) 2   2. (6  a  – 7  b ) 2   1. 2. First, notice that the answers are trinomials. Second, notice that there is a pattern in the terms:  The first and last terms are the squares of the first and last terms of the binomial.
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Unformatted text preview: • The middle term is twice the product of the two terms in the binomial. The pattern produced by squaring a binomial is referred to as a square trinomial . In general,...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course MATH 1310 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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