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Can you factor this out

1+ 4t + 4t^2

into

((1/4) + t + t^2) * 4
 
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Yes, the two expressions are equal, but all you've done is take a factor of 4 out of all three terms. The expression you started with is a perfect square trinomial, which means it can be factored into something of the form (a + b)^2.
 
Oh really. Thanks.
 

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