In this lesson, you will learn how to solve quadratic equations by factoring when given a difference of two squares. The first step is to factor out the greatest common factor, then look for special factors, such as a difference of two squares. By factoring out what they have in common and using the 0 product property, you can solve for x and find the root solution. This method makes the problem a lot easier and faster to solve.
How to solve a quadratic equation by factoring when given a difference of two squares
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This lesson teaches how to find the solutions, zeros, x intercepts, and roots of a quadratic equation by factoring a difference of two squares.