Tutor.com Quadratic Functions Session

Jul. 5, 2012

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Session Transcript - Math - Algebra II, 6/28/2012 10:30PM - Tutor.comSession Date: 6/28/2012 10:30PM
Length: 9.7 minute(s)
Subject: Math - Algebra II


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Guest (Customer) (Customer)
[00:00:00] factor by using the difference of two squares formula

ELIZABETH C (Tutor)
[00:00:26] hi. where should we begin?

Guest (Customer) (Customer)
[00:00:45] hi, at the beginning

ELIZABETH C (Tutor)
[00:01:17] good answer. do you know what this kind of problem is called?

Guest (Customer) (Customer)
[00:01:52] no, but I should

ELIZABETH C (Tutor)
[00:02:59] that's ok. x^2 is a perfect square because we can take the square root. 121 is also a perfect square. also, we are subtracting... so we call it the difference of squares
[00:03:44] may i show you an example and let you then do this one?

Guest (Customer) (Customer)
[00:04:15] yes

ELIZABETH C (Tutor)
[00:06:52] just take both square roots. make the first factor + and the second one -. that is the answer

Guest (Customer) (Customer)
[00:07:23] ok I gotit

ELIZABETH C (Tutor)
[00:07:34] can you show me on your problem?
[00:08:26] yes. i do believe that you have it.

Guest (Customer) (Customer)
[00:08:45] thanks

ELIZABETH C (Tutor)
[00:09:20] you r welcome. good luck in math class and don't forget the survey on the way out. have a gr8 evening.