Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 5 - Exponents and Polynomials - Chapter 5 Review Problem Set - Page 231: 29



Work Step by Step

RECALL: The distributive property states that for any real numbers a, b, and c: $a(b+c) = ab+ac \\a(b-c) = ab-ac$ Use the distributive property (which is shown above) to obtain: $=5n(6n+5) -1(6n+5) \\=30n^2+25n -6n -5$ Combine like terms to obtain: $=30n^2+19n-5$
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