Simplify:

-2p^3 (2-p) (3p)

How do you foil such an expression? :confused: Thanks.

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- Oct 9th 2006, 06:49 PMshenton-2p^3 (2-p) (3p)
Simplify:

-2p^3 (2-p) (3p)

How do you foil such an expression? :confused: Thanks. - Oct 9th 2006, 07:02 PMThePerfectHacker
- Oct 9th 2006, 07:13 PMshenton
When you open -2p^3(2-p), wouldn't that be -

**4**p^3+2p^4?

Let me try again:

-2p^3 (2-p) (3p)

-4p^3 + 2p^4 (3p)

-12p^4 + 6p^5

Correct me if I am wrong. Thanks for showing me how. - Oct 9th 2006, 07:15 PMThePerfectHacker
- Oct 9th 2006, 07:50 PMshenton