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calculusxy

  • one year ago

MEDAL! How do I use FOIL to do this expression: (n-6)(n+3)

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  1. kanwal32
    • one year ago
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    what is foil

  2. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    First, outer, inner, last

  3. Ehsan18
    • one year ago
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    its simple, first multiply n with the elements in the other bracket and then multiply -6 with the same elements

  4. Ehsan18
    • one year ago
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    e.g. nxn+nx3+(-6)xn+(-6)x3=n^2+3n-6n-18=n^2-3n-18

  5. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    I still don't understand. Can you please help me with the expression that was given? I don't want to be confused more.

  6. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    @Nnesha

  7. MeowLover17
    • one year ago
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    Thats very simple

  8. MeowLover17
    • one year ago
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    Do this

  9. MeowLover17
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434217955909:dw|

  10. MeowLover17
    • one year ago
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    Multiply n times n and n times +3

  11. MeowLover17
    • one year ago
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    Then do -6 times n and -6 times +3

  12. MeowLover17
    • one year ago
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    Then merge like terms and thats your answer

  13. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    Okay I tried this problem out. I got n^2-3n-18. But I am not sure if I should've used -6 or not.

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434218015386:dw|

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    This is another way to think about it

  16. aaliyahfairgood
    • one year ago
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    Foil is first outside inside last

  17. MeowLover17
    • one year ago
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    good luck

  18. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    Am I correct?

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