Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 5 - Exponents and Polynomials - Chapters 1-5 Cumulative Review Problem Set - Page 233: 23



Work Step by Step

To find the product of $(-x-2)$ and $(2x+3)$, we need to use the distributive property in which each term of the first polynomial is multiplied to each term of the second polynomial: $(-x-2)(2x+3)$ =$-x(2x+3)-2(2x+3)$ =$-2x^{2}-3x-4x-6$ =$-2x^{2}-7x-6$
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