How do you simplify #-4x(x^2 - 8x + 3)#?

1 Answer
Jun 14, 2017

Answer:

See a solution process below:

Explanation:

To simplify, multiply each term within the parenthesis by the term outside the parenthesis:

#color(red)(-4x)(x^2 - 8x + 3) =>#

#(color(red)(-4x) xx x^2) - (color(red)(-4x) xx 8x) + (color(red)(-4x) xx 3) =>#

#-4x^3 - (-32x^2) + (-12x) =>#

#-4x^3 + 32x^2 - 12x#