It's tempting to think that squaring a binomial means simply squaring each term. I mean, if math is logical and makes sense, it should be that easy, right? Yet, algebra students (and even students...

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link to 7 Reasons why $(x+4)^2$ does not equal $x^2+16$
It's tempting to think that squaring a binomial means simply squaring each term. I mean, if math is logical and makes sense, it should be that easy, right? Yet, algebra students (and even students...