Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 5 - Exponents and Polynomials - 5.3 - Multiplying Polynomials - Problem Set 5.3 - Page 207: 17



Work Step by Step

Using the Distributive Property and then combining similar terms, the given expression, $ (n-4)(n-6) ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} n(n)+n(-6)-4(n)-4(-6) \\\\= n^2-6n-4n+24 \\\\= n^2-10n+24 .\end{array}
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