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eboo1786
05-26-2009, 09:22 PM
SIMPLIFY EXPRESSION

(g 2 + 4)(4g 2 + 8g – 9)

fasteddie65
05-27-2009, 01:54 AM
(g 2 + 4)(4g 2 + 8g – 9)

I am sure you mean (g^2 + 4)(4g^2 + 8g - 9).

Use the Distributive Property: first multiply g^2 by each term in 4g^2 + 8g - 9, then multiply 4 by each term in 4g^2 + 8g - 9.

stapel
05-27-2009, 09:18 AM
To learn how to multiply polynomials, try some online lessons (http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=multiplying+polynomials&btnG=Google+Search). :wink:

Once you have studied the necessary background terms and techniques, please attempt the exercise. If you get stuck, you will then be able to reply with a clear listing of your work and reasoning so far. Once we "see" where you're having trouble, we'll be able to provide specific helps to get you un-stuck.

Thank you! :D

Subhotosh Khan
05-27-2009, 09:33 AM
SIMPLIFY EXPRESSION

(g 2 + 4)(4g 2 + 8g – 9)

You have posted similar problems - and the tutors did all the work for you.

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Denis
05-27-2009, 12:51 PM
That d'you think, Subhotosh ?

Simplify: (x^2 + 2)(2x^2 + 3x -5)

The multiplication: 2x^4 + 3x^3 - x^2 + 6x - 10

Is that "simplifying"?!

Seems the statement should be "complicate the expression" :wink:

At least, call it:
Expand: (x^2 + 2)(2x^2 + 3x -5)

Subhotosh Khan
05-27-2009, 01:08 PM
That d'you think, Subhotosh ?

Simplify: (x^2 + 2)(2x^2 + 3x -5)

The multiplication: 2x^4 + 3x^3 - x^2 + 6x - 10

Is that "simplifying"?!

Seems the statement should be "complicate the expression" :wink:

At least, call it:
Expand: (x^2 + 2)(2x^2 + 3x -5)

Addition/Subtraction simpler than multiplication ???!!! :shock: