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Looking at the answer choices D and E, we realise that it is better not to fully expand the terms and instead try to manipulate them in other ways, such that one of the terms \((x+y)\) is preserved



Now by factorizing the second term, which is a special product yielding a difference of squares, we get


Now factorizing again by taking out \((x+y)\)




The answer is Choice E
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