College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter R - Section R.4 - Polynomials - R.4 Assess Your Understanding - Page 48: 57



Work Step by Step

$(2x+3)(x-2)$ To simplify this, we may use the FOIL method. In this method, we can distribute the first and second terms of either of the contents in the parentheses, to the other pair of terms. Mathematically, it looks like this: $(2x\times x)+(2x\times -2) +(3\times x)+(3\times -2)$= $2x^2-4x+3x-6$= $2x^2-x-6$
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