# How do you solve # x^2 - 2x + 1 = 0 # by factoring?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 5, 2015

#### Explanation:

We can **Split the Middle Term** of this expression to factorise it and thereby find the solutions.

In this technique, if we have to factorise an expression like

and

After trying out a few numbers we get

We now equate the factor to zero(both factors are equal).