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anonymous
 one year ago
Suppose that a classmate asked you why (2x+1)2 is not (4x2+1). Write down your response to the student.
anonymous
 one year ago
Suppose that a classmate asked you why (2x+1)2 is not (4x2+1). Write down your response to the student.

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ShadowLegendX
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Did you mistake the placement of the 2 outside the parentheses in (2x+1)2 ?

ShadowLegendX
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2If not, I assuming this is to test your knowledge of mathematics

ShadowLegendX
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Well, (2x + 1)2 is saying 2 times (2x + 1) which is 4x + 2

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[(2x + 1)^{2}\neq 4x ^{2}+1\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I need to figure out how to say explain it in my discussion board.

ShadowLegendX
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2In order for it to be 4x^2, it would have to multiply the 2x by 2x, which is not the case

ShadowLegendX
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Basically, you would say the classmate multiplied incorrectly.

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It would help if you used the "Equation" button.

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The poster, is using (2x +1)2 instead of (2x + 1)^2

ShadowLegendX
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2hmmm, yeah, it looks weird. Just tried to answer the question to the best of my ability

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1This creates confusion and chaos ...

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If the poster used the "Equation" feature it would be clear.
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