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Place the indicated product in the proper location on the grid. Write your answer in descending powers of x.

(x2 + 2x - 1)(x2 + 2x + 5)

 

 

 

 Nov 13, 2017
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(x^2 + 2x - 1)(x^2 + 2x + 5) =

 

x^2 * x^2    + x^2 *2x +  5x^2   =  x^4 + 2x^3 + 5x^2    (1)

 

2x*x^2 + 2x*2x + 10x  =  2x^3 + 4x^2 + 10x   (2)

 

-1*x^2 - 1*2x - 1*5  =   -x^2 - 2x - 5   (3)

 

Combining (1) (2) (3)  we have

 

x^4 + 4x^3  + 8x^2 + 8x - 5

 

 

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 Nov 13, 2017

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