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Explain, in complete sentences, how you would use the two methods (distribution and box method) to find the product of (x – 2)(x – 3). Which method do you prefer and why?
 2 years ago
Explain, in complete sentences, how you would use the two methods (distribution and box method) to find the product of (x – 2)(x – 3). Which method do you prefer and why?

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jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Distribution method: (x – 2)(x – 3) x(x3)  2(x3) Distribute and simplify

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Box method dw:1341862488934:dw

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Each cell is found by multiplying the row header and the column header Ex: The upper right cell is found by multiplying the row header (x) by the column header (2) to get 2x

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Once you've filled out the boxes, you add up all the terms

Nick2019
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so can you do the box method and explain with the answer jim_thompson5910

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2What is x times x?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I'm asking Nick2019 because I want to make sure he knows this (sorry, I don't mean to sound rude TheViper) So since x times x is x^2, this updates the boxes to get dw:1341863362988:dw

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Do the same with the other boxes and tell me what you get

Nick2019
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol sorry i left can i just get the asnwer lol

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2what is x times 2 ?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So the boxes updates to dw:1341870148582:dw

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2What is 3 times x

Nick2019
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03x and then possitive 6

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so we then get dw:1341870959503:dw

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Now add up all the terms in the boxes x^2 + (2x) + (3x) + 6 x^2  2x  3x + 6 x^2  5x + 6 So (x2)(x3) = x^2  5x + 6

Nick2019
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thansk for the help i get it now

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yw = you're welcome
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