# How do you simplify #(sqrty-5)^2#?

##### 2 Answers

Foil and add like terms

#### Explanation:

I really hope that you know how to foil so I am not going to explain it but once you expand you get

#### Explanation:

Using the FOIL method, you can multiply the two terms inside the parenthesis together.

F means "first terms."

I means "inner terms."

O means "outer terms."

Finally, L means "last terms."

Add your four results together and simplify to complete the foil.

That is the expanded form.