# How do you factor completely #p^2 - 2p +1 - y^ 2 -2yz - z^2#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 3, 2016

So, the equation completely factored is

#### Explanation:

Pick the squared numbers or constants:

So, separate the equation in two parts:

In this point, you should go back the steps in the notable products:

"The first squared plus two times the first multiplied by the second plus the second squared":

So, the equation completely factored is