# How do you find the product #(y+4)(y-8)#?

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Dec 1, 2016

#### Explanation:

This is a quadratic equation (because of the power of 2), so we will have to use the quadratic formula which is:

So

So basically, now we know the quadratic equation, we can say:

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because if one or the other equals to 0, then multiplying it with any number makes it 0.

Dec 1, 2016

The question only askes for the product which is:

#### Explanation:

Multiply everything in the right hand side bracket by everything in the left one.