Factor (y+5)^2-36

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(y+5)2-36
Rewrite 36 as 62.
(y+5)2-62
Since both terms are perfect squares, factor using the difference of squares formula, a2-b2=(a+b)(a-b) where a=y+5 and b=6.
(y+5+6)(y+5-6)
Simplify.
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Add 5 and 6.
(y+11)(y+5-6)
Subtract 6 from 5.
(y+11)(y-1)
(y+11)(y-1)
Factor (y+5)^2-36

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