# How do you simplify the product #(a^2 + a + 1)(a - 1)# and write it in standard form?

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Jun 4, 2016

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#### Explanation:

multiplying a polynomial by a binomial has the same steps as multiplying two binomials. take the first variable and multiply it by the variables, in order, in the second brackets.

first multiply

collect like terms. the