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  • one year ago

Multiply (x – 4)(x2 – 3x + 5).

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    options: x3 + 5x2 + 5x – 20 x3 + 2x2 + 8x – 20 x3 – x2 + 7x – 20 x3 – 7x2 + 17x – 20

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    just distribute it

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i know i foiled but im confused. can i show you what i got?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yea sure

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok so i got x^3 - 3x^2 + 5x - 4x^2 + 12x -20

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    but when you combine the -3x^2 and the - 4x^2, do you get -1x^2 or -7x^2

  7. MrNood
    • one year ago
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    Multiply (x – 4)(x2 – 3x + 5). is the same as (x)(x2 – 3x + 5)- (4)(x2 – 3x + 5). distribute thos 2 and add then collect the common terms together

  8. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1439327329524:dw|

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok but can someone answer the question above? is it -x^2 or -7x^2?

  10. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    what is -3-4?

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    -7

  12. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1439327528468:dw|

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok thank you guys!! i appreciate it

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    use symbolab.com it shows you the steps

  15. MrNood
    • one year ago
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    the x^2 terms come from -3x^2 - 4x^2

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