# How do you multiply #(x ^ { 2} - 5x ) ( 5x - 25)#?

##### 2 Answers

May 14, 2018

#### Explanation:

*F.O.I.L.*

First, Outer, Inner, Last: order of terms to multiplied

First terms:

(**x^2** - 5x)(**5x** - 25)

Outer terms:

(**x^2** - 5x)(5x **- 25**)

Inner terms:

(**- 5x**)(**5x** - 25)

Last terms:

(**- 5x**)(5x **- 25**)

Add all your terms together:

Combine like terms.

May 14, 2018

Through distribution

#### Explanation:

First take