## anonymous one year ago Question: Find the product of the following. Write as a trinomial. (x-2)(2x+1) Please answer and explain.

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1. zepdrix

|dw:1443655301374:dw|We're going to get 4 terms when we expand this out. Let's start by distributing this x to each term in the second set of brackets.

2. zepdrix

LOL nice name by the way :) so classy lolol

3. zepdrix

So it looks like our first two terms will be: $$\large\rm 2x^2$$ and $$\large\rm x$$.

4. zepdrix

|dw:1443655400877:dw|Then we'll also distribute this -2 to each term in the second set of brackets. What do we get for these two terms? Show me some of the work broski :O

5. anonymous

Lol thanks, thanks for the reply dude. I like to keep it classy