Originally Posted by VonNemo19 You plugged 'em in right, but unfortunately arrived at the wrong answer. What did you do after that? Look at my last post for a hint. lol I have no idea what to do after that, and yup it can't be negative. Welll..... x^2 - 2xy + y^2 wouldn't have anything to do with it, would it?
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Originally Posted by marie7 lol i have no idea what to do after that, and yup it can't be negative. Originally Posted by marie7 Welll..... X^2 - 2xy + y^2 wouldn't have anything to do with it, would it? No... But that's the sign of a mathematician - you noticed some squares, and then you started thinkin about how to simplify. Very good.
I am so done with this thread...
Okay I can see AlephZero's post. -6^2 is 36 not -36. Thanks a lot everyone
Originally Posted by marie7 I got -146 again! What am I doing wrong? lol Haha. Take a breath, clear your mind...... Squre it and get 9 Square It and get +36 Square it and get 25 Square it and get +144 Add 'em up and whadduya get?
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