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# Factor the expression $x^2+8x+20$

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##  Final answer to the problem

$\left(x+4\right)^2+4$
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##  Step-by-step Solution 

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• Integrate by partial fractions
• Product of Binomials with Common Term
• FOIL Method
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• Integrate using tabular integration
• Integrate by trigonometric substitution
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• Prove from LHS (left-hand side)
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Add and subtract $\displaystyle\left(\frac{b}{2a}\right)^2$

$x^2+8x+20+\left(\frac{8}{2}\right)^2-\left(\frac{8}{2}\right)^2$

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$x^2+8x+20+\left(\frac{8}{2}\right)^2-\left(\frac{8}{2}\right)^2$

Learn how to solve factorization problems step by step online. Factor the expression x^2+8x+20. Add and subtract \displaystyle\left(\frac{b}{2a}\right)^2. Divide 8 by 2. Divide 8 by 2. Calculate the power 4^2.

##  Final answer to the problem

$\left(x+4\right)^2+4$

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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.