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Factor the expression $a^2-1$

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$\left(a+1\right)\left(a-1\right)$
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Simplify $\sqrt{a^2}$ using the power of a power property: $\left(a^m\right)^n=a^{m\cdot n}$. In the expression, $m$ equals $2$ and $n$ equals $\frac{1}{2}$

$\left(a+\sqrt{1}\right)\left(\sqrt{a^2}-\sqrt{1}\right)$

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$\left(a+\sqrt{1}\right)\left(\sqrt{a^2}-\sqrt{1}\right)$

Learn how to solve factorization problems step by step online. Factor the expression a^2-1. Simplify \sqrt{a^2} using the power of a power property: \left(a^m\right)^n=a^{m\cdot n}. In the expression, m equals 2 and n equals \frac{1}{2}. Calculate the power \sqrt{1}. Simplify \sqrt{a^2} using the power of a power property: \left(a^m\right)^n=a^{m\cdot n}. In the expression, m equals 2 and n equals \frac{1}{2}. Calculate the power \sqrt{1}.

 Final answer to the problem

$\left(a+1\right)\left(a-1\right)$

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 Main Topic: Factorization

In mathematics, factorization or factoring is the decomposition of an object (for example, a number, a polynomial, or a matrix) into a product of other objects, or factors, which when multiplied together give the original.