Re: Multiplying trinomials

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**vaironxxrd** I have to solve for :

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I went through a tedious solving form because of lack of knowledge.

First of all, this is the product of three BINOMIALS. Trinomials have three terms inside each bracket.

Your answer is correct.

Re: Multiplying trinomials

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**Prove It** First of all, this is the product of three BINOMIALS. Trinomials have three terms inside each bracket.

Your answer is correct.

So the long process is needed?

Re: Multiplying trinomials

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**vaironxxrd** So the long process is needed?

What do you mean with the 'long process'?

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**vaironxxrd** So the long process is needed?

I'm not sure what you mean by the long process but the easiest way is to multiply two of them and then their product by the third. In your example:

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**Siron** What do you mean with the 'long process'?

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**e^(i*pi)** I'm not sure what you mean by the long process but the easiest way is to multiply two of them and then their product by the third. In your example:

well I multiplied the first two terms and then the product of them by the last term.

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**vaironxxrd** well I multiplied the first two terms and then the product of them by the last term.

That's pretty much the fastest way