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7-96.

Factor an 'x' out first. Then factor again.

Factor an 'x' out first. Can you factor again?

You cannot factor again. This is NOT a difference of two squares.

Change the square root part of the first term to exponential notation.

Factor out 4(x2 + y2)1/2.

Distribute the negative.

Simplify.