# How do you factor #x^2+4x+4#?

##### 1 Answer

May 4, 2015

Factoring by

here:

now: a **first and last term** of the equation)

now, we need to find two factors of ** #a.c#** which need to add up to the middle term (which is

**b**)

so we can factor as follows:

**(splitting middle term)**

**taking out common terms** )