# How do you factor 16x^2-25?

##### 1 Answer
Feb 3, 2015

The answer is: $\left(4 x - 5\right) \left(4 x + 5\right)$.

This polynomial is a difference of squares, and there is this formula to factor:

${a}^{2} - {b}^{2} = \left(a - b\right) \left(a + b\right)$.