## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

$-2x^5+2x^3$
Using $a(b+c)=ab+ac$ or the Distributive Property, the given expression, $-2x^3(x^2-1)$, is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -2x^3(x^2)-2x^3(-1) \\\\= -2x^5+2x^3 .\end{array}