# How do you factor completely: #x^6 - 16x^4#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 7, 2018

#### Explanation:

This is a tricky problem, but the key realization is that what we have is a **difference of squares** of the pattern

Through taking the square root of our expression, we find that

Plugging these values into our blue expression above, we get

as our final answer.

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