# How do you factor #5y^6-5y^2#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 28, 2015

First separate the common factor

#### Explanation:

The difference of squares identity is:

We use this twice below...

First separate the common factor

The quartic factor is a difference of squares...

The first quadratic factor is a difference of squares...

The remaining quadratic factor has no linear factors with real coefficients since