# How do you multiply #(3y + 2) ^ { 2}#?

##### 2 Answers

Apr 5, 2018

#### Explanation:

When a polynomial is squared, that means you have to multiply it by itself.

Multiply the terms in the first polynomial by the ones in the second polynomial and combine like terms.

Apr 5, 2018

#### Explanation:

Multiply/Simplify/Expand:

Use the square of a sum:

where:

Plug in the known values.

Simplify

Simplify

Simplify