Simplify: a2 - a - 12 a2 - 16?

Simplify:
a2-a-12 a2-16

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cool knex135 years ago
Why?
I find your lack of operators to be very disturbing.
As if a billion polynomials were all factoring at once, and were suddenly silenced...
;-)
Kiteman5 years ago
Do you possibly mean...

"Please will somebody help me simplify a2-a-12a2-16?"

kelseymh5 years ago
Which textbook are you using?
Burf kelseymh5 years ago
"Tom Sawyer's Guide To Fence Painting, Homework and Other Onerous Tasks"
LOL... "This is too much fun... you cant do this with me! I want the satisfaction of getting the answer ALL to myself". :P
Its got complex roots.
But no apostrophes? :-D
I would but I don't understand what you mean by "12 a2". do you mean 12 x a^2???