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    x(60-x)-96

    I have x(60-x)-96 =x^2+60x-96

    to get the answer I know I have to expand out from the brackts, however I make it -60x not 60x, I`m stuck on what I am doing wrong

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    Re: x(60-x)-96

    Quote Originally Posted by davellew69 View Post
    I have x(60-x)-96 =x^2+60x-96

    to get the answer I know I have to expand out from the brackts, however I make it -60x not 60x, I`m stuck on what I am doing wrong

    Dave
    x(60-x)-96 = (60x-x^2)-96 = -x^2+60x-96
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    Re: x(60-x)-96

    thank, as soon as I saw your reply it all clicked. cheers
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