# How do you simplify #(3+ 8x ) ( 9- 8x + 7x ^ { 2} ) #?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 28, 2018

#### Explanation:

Multiply everything in the second bracket by everything in the first bracket then collect like terms.

first multiply the second bracket by 3;

now multiply the second bracket by

I would write this all on one line as I did it like so:

Now collect like terms so all the terms without

Then I rearranged it with the highest powers first (because I am a bit sad!)