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OregonDuck one year ago I WILL FAN AND MEDAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! solve for 3x+2(x+1) USING F.O.I.L.

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1. anonymous

Do you know what F.O.I.L stands for? :)

2. OregonDuck

first outer inner last

3. anonymous

Awesome! So the FOIL method is basically just something to remember how to distribute.

4. OregonDuck

yup, can you tell me how to solve it?

5. anonymous

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6. anonymous

You need to distribute to get rid of the parenthesis

7. anonymous

|dw:1434661333685:dw| Then combine like terms

8. anonymous

Do you know how?

9. OregonDuck

sort of

10. anonymous

Okay.. so since you know it 'sort of' what do you think 2(x+1) is?

11. OregonDuck

2x+2

12. anonymous

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13. anonymous

Now what do you think you should do?

14. OregonDuck

wait is it 5x+2

15. anonymous

Yes! Great job :) You needed to combine like terms

16. OregonDuck

thxs so much :)

17. anonymous

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18. anonymous

@Aureyliant Can you help me with my problem?

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