# Factorize Each of the Following Expression: 144a2 − 289b2 - Mathematics

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Factorize each of the following expression:
144a2 − 289b2

#### Solution

$144 a^2 - 289 b^2$
$= (12a )^2 - (17b )^2$
$= (12a - 17b)(12a + 17b)$

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#### APPEARS IN

RD Sharma Class 8 Maths
Chapter 7 Factorization
Exercise 7.5 | Q 3 | Page 17