# How do you write #q^2 – 12q + 36# in factored form?

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Sep 21, 2015

#### Explanation:

So, to factorise this quadratic expression we need to find numbers that add together to make -12 and multiply together to make +36. The only two numbers that do this are -6 and -6.

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Sep 21, 2015

#### Explanation:

It is a perfect square -

Sep 21, 2015

#### Explanation:

Actually, if you look at it closely, you'll realize that