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GenericNoodles
 one year ago
Hey I have a couple algebra questions if you don't mind helping me out :)
Write a mathematical proof to show that (x+a)(x+b) is equivalent to x^2 + ax + bx + ab
GenericNoodles
 one year ago
Hey I have a couple algebra questions if you don't mind helping me out :) Write a mathematical proof to show that (x+a)(x+b) is equivalent to x^2 + ax + bx + ab

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Lukaryse
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Like... with numbers? Or with the FOIL method

GenericNoodles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0numbers! It should all tie together with commutative, associative, distributive properties. I haven't learned that much in depth of how to apply it to the equation

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, how would you solve something like (x+3)(x+5) in the first place ? No formulas in mind or anything, just your plain method.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Fine, let's take tune this down a little. How would you solve x*(x+3) ?

GenericNoodles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm very new to algebra 1, so I'm sorry if I make some mistakes! x+3 is 3x, multiplied by x, which is 3x squared?
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