How do you multiply #(x-6)(x+2)#?

2 Answers

Answer:

x^2-4x-12

Explanation:

You can foil the equation to get

#x times x + (-6 times x) + (2 times x) + (-6 times 2)#

#= x^2 - 6x + 2x - 12#

which simplifies to #x^2-4x-12#

May 3, 2018

Answer:

# x^2 -4x -12#

Explanation:

Distribute the first X to the (X+2).
#So X(X+2)= x^2 + 2x.#
Now we repeat with the -6.
#So -6(X+2)= -6x - 12.#
combine your answers: #x^2 + 2x + -6x - 12.#
Simplify combine like terms and you get #x^2 -4x -12#