# How do you multiply #(2a+3b)^2#?

##### 1 Answer

May 20, 2016

Expand out the square so it's easier to see, then use the distributive property to arrive at

#### Explanation:

Let's first expand this out so that it's easier to see and work with:

Now we use the distributive property which says that each term in the first bracket multiplies against each term in the second bracket, like this:

And now we add them all up

We can combine the 2