Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - Mid-Chapter Quiz: 14

Answer

$4b^{2} - 33b + 8$

Work Step by Step

To simplify the polynomial we apply the distributive property that states: a(b+c)=ab+ac = 4b(b-8) - 1(b-8) = ($4b \times b$) + ($4b\times-8$) + ($ - 1\times b$) + ($- 1 \times -8$) = $4b^{2} - 32b - b + 8$ = $4b^{2} - 33b + 8$ We add like terms to get final answer
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