help can someone really quickly give me a solution to this equation:

[a+c(x-1)] [a+(x-1)]

Plzzz really quickly i really appreciate it

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- Oct 17th 2005, 02:26 PMaelarbi[SOLVED] algebra help
help can someone really quickly give me a solution to this equation:

[a+c(x-1)] [a+(x-1)]

Plzzz really quickly i really appreciate it - Oct 17th 2005, 02:47 PMMathGurunot an equation
this is not an equation, you need an '='

do you need to multiply them out?

[a+c(x-1)] [a+(x-1)]

a^2 + a(x-1) + c*a(x-1) + c(x-1)^2

a^2 + (a+c*a)(x-1) + c(x-1)^2

or

c(x-1)^2 + a(c+1)(x-1) + a^2