36(2x-y)^2-25(u-2y)^2

Factor Completely.

I'm stumped guys :( Could someone solve and show steps?

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- Sep 8th 2010, 03:19 PMShoutFactoring Question
36(2x-y)^2-25(u-2y)^2

Factor Completely.

I'm stumped guys :( Could someone solve and show steps? - Sep 8th 2010, 03:24 PMPlato
Could you factor $\displaystyle 36u^2-25w^2?$

If so then you can do the problem. Yes? - Sep 8th 2010, 03:29 PMShout
Wow :p I feel dumb. I always over complicated things and can't see patterns.

(12x + 4y -5u)(12x -16y +5u)

Thanks - Sep 8th 2010, 03:51 PMPlato