# Solve the given problems. Where indicated, the expression is found in the stated technical area. Expand the third term and then factor by grouping: pa 2 + (1 p)b 2 [pa + (1 p)b] 2 (nuclear physics)

Solve the given problems. Where indicated, the expression is found in the stated technical area.

Expand the third term and then factor by grouping:

pa^{2} + (1 − p)b^{2} − [pa + (1 − p)b]^{2} (nuclear physics)

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## To expand the third term we can use the identity a b 2 a 2 2ab b 2 S…View the full answer

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## Basic Technical Mathematics

**ISBN:** 9780137529896

12th Edition

**Authors:** Allyn J. Washington, Richard Evans

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**6**- Factoring and FractionsSection: Review Exercises

Problem: 98

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