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Assuming that x \neq -3, simplify (8x - 4)(x + 3) - (4x - 44)(2x + 6).

 Apr 30, 2023
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Assuming that \(x \neq -3\), simplify \((8x - 4)(x + 3) - (4x - 44)(2x + 6)\).

\(8x^2+20x-12 - (8x^2-64x-264)\)

\(8x^2-8x^2+20x+64x-12+264\)

\(0x^2+84x+252\)

\(84x+252\)

The fact that \(x \neq -3\) is not necessary, it only shows that the expression is not equal to \(0\).

 May 2, 2023

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