a) (u - v + 3w)(2u + 5w) b) (2x + y)(3x -2y)(x + 5y)
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Originally Posted by brumby_3 a) (u - v + 3w)(2u + 5w) b) (2x + y)(3x -2y)(x + 5y) You sure that's the original problems? Seem to be fully simplified as they are now...
Originally Posted by brumby_3 Expand and simplify: a) (u - v + 3w)(2u + 5w) b) (2x + y)(3x -2y)(x + 5y) Hi brumby_3, a) Just combine like terms and it's simplified. b) Now, just finish distributing, combine any like terms and it's simplified.
(u - v + 3w)(2u + 5w) 2u^2 - 2uv + 11uw - 5vw + 15w^2 So the 2nd one is considered the simplified version?
Originally Posted by Wilmer (u - v + 3w)(2u + 5w) 2u^2 - 2uv + 11uw - 5vw + 15w^2 So the 2nd one is considered the simplified version? The question is : expand and simplify
Originally Posted by running-gag The question is : expand and simplify Since when does expanding automatically create simplification?
Originally Posted by Wilmer Since when does expanding automatically create simplification? Technically when all the parentheses are gone.
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