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1. Question
Factor.`36m^2121n^2`Hint
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$$\color{#00880A}{a}^2\color{#9a00c7}{b}^2=(\color{#00880A}{a}+\color{#9a00c7}{b})(\color{#00880A}{a}\color{#9a00c7}{b})$$First, express both terms of the polynomial as perfect squares. In other words, both terms should have `2` as their exponent.`36m^2121n^2` `=` `(6m)^2121n^2` `(6m)^2=36m^2` `=` `(6m)^2(11n)^2` `(11n)^2=121n^2` Next, label the values in the expression.$$\color{#00880A}{a}^2\color{#9a00c7}{b}^2$$`(6m)^2(11n)^2``a=6m``b=11n`Substitute the values into the formula given for Factoring the Difference of Two Squares.$$\color{#00880A}{a}^2\color{#9a00c7}{b}^2$$ `=` $$(\color{#00880A}{a}+\color{#9a00c7}{b})(\color{#00880A}{a}\color{#9a00c7}{b})$$ $$(\color{#00880A}{6m})^2(\color{#9a00c7}{11n})^2$$ `=` $$(\color{#00880A}{6m}+\color{#9a00c7}{11n})(\color{#00880A}{6m}\color{#9a00c7}{11n})$$ `(6m+11n)(6m11n)` 
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Factor.`x^2y^2z^2`Hint
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$$\color{#00880A}{a}^2\color{#9a00c7}{b}^2=(\color{#00880A}{a}+\color{#9a00c7}{b})(\color{#00880A}{a}\color{#9a00c7}{b})$$First, express both terms of the polynomial as perfect squares. In other words, both terms should have `2` as their exponent.`x^2y^2z^2` `=` `(xy)^2z^2` `(xy)^2=x^2y^2` Next, label the values in the expression.$$\color{#00880A}{a}^2\color{#9a00c7}{b}^2$$`(xy)^2z^2``a=xy``b=z`Substitute the values into the formula given for Factoring the Difference of Two Squares.$$\color{#00880A}{a}^2\color{#9a00c7}{b}^2$$ `=` $$(\color{#00880A}{a}+\color{#9a00c7}{b})(\color{#00880A}{a}\color{#9a00c7}{b})$$ $$(\color{#00880A}{xy})^2\color{#9a00c7}{z}^2$$ `=` $$(\color{#00880A}{xy}+\color{#9a00c7}{z})(\color{#00880A}{xy}\color{#9a00c7}{z})$$ `(xy+z)(xyz)` 
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Factor.`4a^29b^2c^2`Hint
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$$\color{#00880A}{a}^2\color{#9a00c7}{b}^2=(\color{#00880A}{a}+\color{#9a00c7}{b})(\color{#00880A}{a}\color{#9a00c7}{b})$$First, express both terms of the polynomial as perfect squares. In other words, both terms should have `2` as their exponent.`4a^29b^2c^2` `=` `(2a)^29b^2c^2` `(2a)^2=4a^2` `=` `(4a)^2(3bc)^2` `(3bc)^2=9b^2c^2` Next, label the values in the expression.$$\color{#00880A}{a}^2\color{#9a00c7}{b}^2$$`(2a)^2(3bc)^2``a=2a``b=3bc`Substitute the values into the formula given for Factoring the Difference of Two Squares.$$\color{#00880A}{a}^2\color{#9a00c7}{b}^2$$ `=` $$(\color{#00880A}{a}+\color{#9a00c7}{b})(\color{#00880A}{a}\color{#9a00c7}{b})$$ $$(\color{#00880A}{2a})^2(\color{#9a00c7}{3bc})^2$$ `=` $$(\color{#00880A}{2a}+\color{#9a00c7}{3bc})(\color{#00880A}{2a}\color{#9a00c7}{3bc})$$ `(2a+3bc)(2a3bc)` 
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Factor.`16a^2b^281c^2d^2`Hint
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$$\color{#00880A}{a}^2\color{#9a00c7}{b}^2=(\color{#00880A}{a}+\color{#9a00c7}{b})(\color{#00880A}{a}\color{#9a00c7}{b})$$First, express both terms of the polynomial as perfect squares. In other words, both terms should have `2` as their exponent.`16a^2b^281c^2d^2` `=` `(4ab)^281c^2d^2` `(4ab)^2=16a^2b^2` `=` `(4ab)^2(9cd)^2` `(9cd)^2=81c^2d^2` Next, label the values in the expression.$$\color{#00880A}{a}^2\color{#9a00c7}{b}^2$$`(4ab)^2(9cd)^2``a=4ab``b=9cd`Substitute the values into the formula given for Factoring the Difference of Two Squares.$$\color{#00880A}{a}^2\color{#9a00c7}{b}^2$$ `=` $$(\color{#00880A}{a}+\color{#9a00c7}{b})(\color{#00880A}{a}\color{#9a00c7}{b})$$ $$(\color{#00880A}{4ab})^2(\color{#9a00c7}{9cd})^2$$ `=` $$(\color{#00880A}{4ab}+\color{#9a00c7}{9cd})(\color{#00880A}{4ab}\color{#9a00c7}{9cd})$$ `(4ab+9cd)(4ab9cd)`
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