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e.cociuba
 3 years ago
Expand each expression:
a.) (x  1/2)^2
e.cociuba
 3 years ago
Expand each expression: a.) (x  1/2)^2

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(x^2)/(4)  (x)/(2) + (1)/(4)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First, right it as two binomials: (x1/2)(x1/2) Then, use FOIL: Firsts: x^2 Outers: 1/2x Inners: 1/2x Lasts: 1/4 So you get x^2x+1/4

e.cociuba
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok so this is where I'm at: (x  1/2) (x  1/2) x^2 1/2x12x2.25

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Assuming 12 is a typo, everything but the 2.25 looks fine. Where did you get that?

e.cociuba
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ops ya it was a typo. Get wat from?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The 2.25 at the end. How did you get that?

e.cociuba
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well 1.5 * 1.5= 2.25 Oh so its: x^2 1/2x1/2x+ 2.25 Yah?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's 1/2, not 1.5, right? 1/2*1/2 = 1/4

e.cociuba
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well 1/2 is 1.5... in decimal form..

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the square of the first + 2(first x the second with their signs ) + the square of the the last

e.cociuba
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok I just confused myself. Let me start over.

e.cociuba
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(x  1/2) (x  1/2) x^2  1/2x  1/2x + .25 (or 1/4)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Right! Just combine like terms now.

e.cociuba
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0K so I got: x^2  1 + .25

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x^21x+.25, you mean, right?

e.cociuba
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh ops I forgot to put the x in haha I'm seriously loosing my head :P

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's ok, happens to everyone :P

e.cociuba
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Haha I guess it does. K thanks for the help! :)
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