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A factor of a perfect square trinomial is either

  • a number that is a factor of each term of the trinomial,
  • a binomial that is a factor of the trinomial, or
  • a product of the above two.

For example, consider 4x2 + 8x + 4

It has the factors

2 or 4,

(x + 1) or

2x+2 = 2*(x+1) or 4x+4 = 4*(x+1)

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