How do you foil #(2x +4) (4x - 3) #?

1 Answer
Aug 8, 2015

Answer:

#8x^2 +10x -12#

Explanation:

FOIL stands for First, Outer, Inner, Last

#(2x+4)(4x-3)#

First: #2x*4x = 8x^2#

Outer: #2x * (-3)= -6x#

Inner: #4*4x= 16x#

Last: #4*(-3)=-12#

Combining each of the results will get us:
#8x^2 - 6x + 16x - 12#
which can simplify to
#8x^2 + 10x - 12#