# How do you evaluate the function #f (x) = 3x^2 + 3x -2# for #f (a + h)#?

##### 1 Answer

Plug in

#### Explanation:

If the question asked for

This quickly turns into a question of algebra. Consider the first term,

So, in order to square

We should receive

Therefore, we now have

Now, we can distribute the

We should get

Now, all we have to do is combine like terms—but wait! There are none. Everything is as simplified as possible. Therefore, we have arrived at our answer.