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Multiply (2x2 + 3x − 6)(x − 1)

Jennifer Patterson

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Ralph Lopez on January 17, 2018

For this question, it is reasonable to use the foil method. With the purpose of using ALUMINUM foil we need to understand what this means: F-FirstO-OutsideI-InsideL-Last(see attachment for visual) that we're Going to start. We are given: Start by distributing the 2, then 3, and, finally, the -6(2x^2)(x)+(2x^2)(-1)+(3x)(x)+(3x)(-1)+(-6)(x)+(-6)(-1)From here, you multiply the terms that have been gathered from FOIL: From here we can combine like terms. Like terms are terms that contain the same variable and/or exponential value. For example: 3c and 4c are like terms, because they have the same variables 24 and 50 are like terms because they are simply numbers, without any of the variables. It is best to put the like terms together in parentheses, so that it is easier to combine. Combine: Final answer: If you have more questions, please do not hesitate to comment below! Have a nice day! :)

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