Factoring trinomials where a = 1

Factor each polynomial completely. Then check your answer.

Perfect Square Trinomial

It is a special polynomial consisting of three terms. Two of the terms in a perfect trinomial are perfect squares.

What constant term should be added to the given expression below to create a perfect square trinomial?

x2 + 10x +______

Select all that apply
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
Check my answer (3)

How can you identify if the expression is a perfect square trinomial?

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