Is there a quick way to expand: (3x + 5)(x - 7)?

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- December 2nd 2010, 04:58 PMAJDHelp with binomial expansions
Is there a quick way to expand: (3x + 5)(x - 7)?

(Crying) - December 3rd 2010, 11:58 AMpickslides
Using a computer will be quite quick.

Its not a tricky one though, have you seen the F.O.I.L method? - December 3rd 2010, 12:03 PMe^(i*pi)
- December 3rd 2010, 12:33 PMArchie Meade
This is a good example where you may say "and" instead of "plus".

We may also write

and or and

which is

and and and

The whole is the sum of the parts

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which is the 3x multiplied by both in the 2nd brackets and 5 by both in the 2nd brackets.