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m0913 Group Title

multiply and simplify: (3x^2+1) (x^2-2x+1) - (x^2+4x)

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  1. Ashleyisakitty Group Title
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    Is this one whole equation?

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  2. m0913 Group Title
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    yes distribute

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  3. m0913 Group Title
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    i am just confused how to to distribute my exponents

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  4. terenzreignz Group Title
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    You can treat the (3x^2 + 1) as a single term and distribute it.

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  5. m0913 Group Title
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    yes can you do that for me to show me?

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  6. terenzreignz Group Title
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    For example... \[\large \color{blue}{(3x + 4)}(7x^2 -9x +8)\] distribute the "term" on the left (the one in blue) \[\large \large 7x^2\color{blue}{(3x + 4)} -9x\color{blue}{(3x + 4)} +8\color{blue}{(3x + 4)}\] And now, each of these individual terms, you also distribute. It's just repeated distribution.

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  7. m0913 Group Title
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    can u show me my problem...as the example?

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  8. m0913 Group Title
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    like what would the asnwer be?

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  9. terenzreignz Group Title
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    It defeats the purpose... besides, giving the answer outright is highly discouraged... much better if you can find it on your own, with some help, of course. Come on, you can do this, it's very similar to what I did, just distribute the entire shebang in the parentheses.... :)

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  10. m0913 Group Title
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    i am confused how to distribute exponents

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  11. m0913 Group Title
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    i think it is 3x^4-6x^3+3x^2-2x+1

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  12. m0913 Group Title
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    would that be it?

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  13. terenzreignz Group Title
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    I actually don't know yet... I haven't tried it on the problem itself... :D

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  14. m0913 Group Title
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    can u please and let me know? that would help a lot

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  15. terenzreignz Group Title
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    okay done :)

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  16. m0913 Group Title
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    great! and if u didnt get that post what u got so i can see my mistake

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  17. terenzreignz Group Title
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    I think it'd be easier to see your mistake if you post your process... that way, if you did make a mistake, it'd be easier to spot where you did it so you don't do it again. :)

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  18. m0913 Group Title
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    ok well just post what u get cause i cant post every step

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  19. m0913 Group Title
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    for me it will be easier if u solve it and i can see where I messed up

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  20. m0913 Group Title
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    or even i did at all. i could be right

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  21. m0913 Group Title
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    please just solve it and i can compare my answer to urs

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  22. m0913 Group Title
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    bc i could be right

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  23. terenzreignz Group Title
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    I did solve it, unfortunately, only mentally, so I don't have a complete process Surely you do... don't you? :)

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  24. m0913 Group Title
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    ok...so did u get the same thing as I did?

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  25. terenzreignz Group Title
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    Nope. Of course I could be wrong... mental calculation is so prone to human error, but i didn't get the same answer.

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  26. m0913 Group Title
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    what was ur answer (final) u got?

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  27. terenzreignz Group Title
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    That's why process is important.

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  28. m0913 Group Title
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    what was urur final answer?

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  29. terenzreignz Group Title
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    :) I'm withholding it until you show me your process... sorry, giving the final answer is highly discouraged... check the Code of Conduct...

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    i only have 2 mins left so an answer would be ideal and i posted my answer so please what edid u get?

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  31. m0913 Group Title
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    i did it mentally

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  32. terenzreignz Group Title
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    Well, don't do it mentally. That's just it :)

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  33. m0913 Group Title
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    what did u ge?

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  34. m0913 Group Title
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    ? i will just have someone help me that knows what they're doing

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  35. terenzreignz Group Title
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    Good idea :)

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  36. AravindG Group Title
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    @mo913 Looking for answers wont help you at all .Besides our users never give the answers away .They just help you on your problem instead of working out the entire problem .We need the asker to put some effort on solving the question .That will do you wonders in your studies .

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  37. terenzreignz Group Title
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    This asker was able to solve a systems problem in detail... so isn't systems a more advanced topic than simple distribution and combining like terms? http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/511abaade4b03d9dd0c343e4

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