# How do you factor #2c^2-32d^2#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 12, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Worth remembering the standard form of

IT CROPS UP ALL OVER THE PLACE

We have a version of it in this question!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

So we look for values that we can square

2 is a problem so lets try and 'sort of' move it out of the way

Factor out 2 giving:

Now we are getting somewhere. The 16 can be written as

Write as:

So using the standard form of