How do you simplify #(x^2 + 5x + 8)(x^2 + 2x + 6)#?

1 Answer
Mar 20, 2017

Answer:

#color(blue)(x^4+7x^3+24x^2+46x+48#

Explanation:

#color(white)(aaaaaaaaaaaaa)##x^2+5x+8#
#color(white)(aaaaaaaaaaaaa)##x^2+2x+6#
#color(white)(aaaaaaaaaaaaa)##-----#
#color(white)(aaaaaaaaaaaaa)##x^4+5x^3+8x^2#
#color(white)(aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa)##2x^3+10x^2+16x#
#color(white)(aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa)##6x^2+30x+48#
#color(white)(aaaaaaaaaaaaa)##----------#
#color(white)(aaaaaaaaaaaa)##color(blue)(x^4+7x^3+24x^2+46x+48#