College Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.4: 103

Answer

The statement makes sense because the second problem involves using the FOIL method, while the first one involves squaring each factor inside the parentheses, so distribution works much differently for both.

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