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  • 5 years ago

Multiplying Plynomials: (a + 5)(a + 3)?? Please help! And tell me how you got answer!?

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  1. anonymous
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    can you tell me what (a+b)(c+d) expands to?

  2. anonymous
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    umm... what do u mean by expands to? this is 7th grade so bare with me

  3. anonymous
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    do you know distributive property of multiplication?

  4. anonymous
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    no, ive missed the past few days for a wedding out of my state so im a bit behind and missed a majority of the how to on this in math class but i feel like i should...

  5. anonymous
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    Try FOIL: first, outside, inside, last

  6. anonymous
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    YES! thats whats on my paper but i multiply all the stuff but then i dont know what to do the remaining products

  7. anonymous
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    Show us what you got: F is a times a= a^2

  8. anonymous
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    yes then the 5 * 3 is 15 so the with all that what do i do with the numbers, organize it?

  9. anonymous
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    Actually you have L last. You just add each of them a^2 +15 etc

  10. anonymous
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    ok thanks!

  11. anonymous
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    so then,i have my a² + 15 then its + 8a?

  12. anonymous
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    Write your answer as one term a^2 +8a +15

  13. anonymous
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    ok thanks that helped a lot! i just my get my homework done now! :D thanks!

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