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difference of two squares

bergausstein

Active member
Jul 30, 2013
191
is this a difference of two squares?

$\displaystyle x^{\frac{1}{4}}-y^{\frac{1}{4}}$
 

MarkFL

Administrator
Staff member
Feb 24, 2012
13,775
Yes, if you write it as:

\(\displaystyle \left(x^{\frac{1}{8}} \right)^2-\left(y^{\frac{1}{8}} \right)^2\)