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EXAMPLES:
Simplify: [beautiful math coming... please be patient] $(2x+3)(x-1)$
Answer: 2x^2 + x - 3
Note:   Input exponents using the ‘ ^ ’ key.
Write your answer in the most conventional way.
Simplify: [beautiful math coming... please be patient] $(x-3)(-x+4)$
Answer: -x^2 + 7x - 12
Master the ideas from this section
by practicing the exercise at the bottom of this page.

When you're done practicing, move on to:
Simplifying $\,(a+b)^2\,$ and $\,(a-b)^2$

 
 

Answers must be written in the most conventional way:
$\,x^2\,$ term first, $\,x\,$ term next, constant term last.

Note:   Key in exponents using the ‘ ^ ’ key.

Simplify: