How do you multiply#-2x(x^2 - 3)#?

2 Answers
Feb 12, 2016

Answer:

#-2x^3 + 6x#

Explanation:

This is a basic distributive property problem
#-2x(x^2-3)#
Distribute the -2 to both terms in the parenthesis
#-2x(x^2)-2x(-3)#
#-2x^3 + 6x#

Feb 12, 2016

Answer:

#-2x^3 +6x#

Explanation:

Using Distributive Property,

#a(b + c) = ab + ac#

Applying the property,

#-2x(x^2 - 3)#

#= -2x(x^2) -2x(-3)#

Hence, the answer is,
#= -2x^3 +6x#

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