# How do you simplify #(x-5)(x+3)(x-3)-[4(x^2-4x+1)]^2#?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

Simplify

I don't know if you'd call it "simplifying," but you can clear those parentheses.

1) Multiply

After you have multiplied the binomials by memorization, you get this:

2) Clear the parentheses inside the brackets by distributing the

3) Clear the brackets by raising all the powers inside by the power of

To raise a power to a power, multiply the exponents.

4) Evaluate the constants

5) Clear the brackets by distributing the minus sign

6) Clear the parentheses by multiplying the binomials

7) Group like terms

8) Combine like terms