How do you multiply #(6c-1)^2#?

1 Answer
Feb 13, 2017

Answer:

#36c^2-12c+1#

Explanation:

Each term in the second bracket must be multiplied by each term in the first bracket. ThIs can be achieved as shown.

#(color(red)(6c-1))(6c-1)#

#=color(red)(6c)(6c-1)color(red)(-1)(6c-1)#

distributing.

#=36c^2-6c-6c+1#

collecting like terms.

#=36c^2-12c+1#