How do you simplify #-3x^2(x^2 + 3x)#?

1 Answer
May 1, 2017

Answer:

See the solution process below:

Explanation:

To simplify this expression multiply each term within the parenthesis by the term outside the parenthesis:

#color(red)(-3x^2)(x^2 + 3x) =>#

#(color(red)(-3x^2) * x^2) + (color(red)(-3x^2) * 3x) =>#

#-3x^4 - 9x^3#