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isolape

  • 2 years ago

(x-10)(x-4) need some clarification on what the answer is

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  1. Mertsj
    • 2 years ago
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    What do you think it is?

  2. isolape
    • 2 years ago
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    well i thought you would just add the 2 x's and -10 + -4

  3. isolape
    • 2 years ago
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    but i wasnt in class today so i dont really know how to do it hahahaha

  4. Mertsj
    • 2 years ago
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    Have you heard of FOIL?

  5. isolape
    • 2 years ago
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    Yeah like First two things then outside and inside and idk what the L is

  6. Mertsj
    • 2 years ago
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    It is a multiplication problem.

  7. Mertsj
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    (2)(3) means 2 times 3 NOT 2 + 3

  8. Mertsj
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    L is for Last

  9. isolape
    • 2 years ago
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    i see, i see

  10. Mertsj
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    |dw:1361853292811:dw|

  11. isolape
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    wow thats a lot more complicated than it looks

  12. Mertsj
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    After you practice it awhile, you'll find out it's pretty simple.

  13. isolape
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    haha alright man, much appreciated, thank you!

  14. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    Another way\[(x-10)(x-4)\]\[=x(x-4)-10(x-4)\]\[=x^2-4x-10x+40)\]\[=x^2-14x+40\]

  15. isolape
    • 2 years ago
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    Thank you!

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