# How do you determine whether #25x^2-60x+36# is a perfect square trinomial?

##### 2 Answers

Aug 17, 2017

Can the trinomial be factored into two identical binomials.

#### Explanation:

The answer is yes it can

Aug 17, 2017

Look for the clues as described below.

#### Explanation:

If the trinomial is a perfect square trinomial, there will be some properties to check for.

- both
#a and c# must be perfect squares, with plus signs - check whether
#b =2 xx sqrta xx sqrt c#

In this case:

Therefore we know that

It will factorise as: