# How do you multiply the polynomial #(3x^3+4x^2-5)# by the monomial #17x#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 20, 2016

#### Explanation:

Do this in exactly the same way as a monomial x binomial.

Use the distributive law across the bracket.

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The same principle and process applies, no matter how many terms there are in a bracket.

A bracket with 12 terms in it is not more difficult to multiply into than a bracket with 2 terms! One just takes longer than the other!