# How do you multiply #(5n^2+3n-8)(4n^2-6n-2)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 4, 2017

Multiply each term in the first bracket by each term in the second, then collect like terms.

#### Explanation:

The key is to ensure that each element in the first bracket is multiplied by each element in the second. There are a number of ways to do that, but here is one:

can be rearranged as follows:

Now we can multiply through:

Now collect like terms:

That is the solution.