College Algebra (11th Edition)

12$x^{5}$ + 8$x^{4}$ - 20$x^{3}$ + 4$x^{2}$
1. Apply the distributive property. 4$x^{2}$(3$x^{3}$ + 2$x^{2}$ - 5x + 1) = 4$x^{2}$(3$x^{3}$) + 4$x^{2}$( 2$x^{2}$) + 4$x^{2}$(-5x) + 4$x^{2}$(1) 2. Multiply. 12$x^{5}$ + 8$x^{4}$ - 20$x^{3}$ + 4$x^{2}$