Use the FOIL method to find the product

(6x^3 - 9)(x^6 - 8)

(6x^3*x^6)+(6x^3*-8)-(9*x^6)-(9*-8)

6x^9-48x^3-9x^6-72

Now I am confused have I done right?

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- August 24th 2009, 06:52 PMNotThatGoodFOIL method
Use the FOIL method to find the product

(6x^3 - 9)(x^6 - 8)

(6x^3*x^6)+(6x^3*-8)-(9*x^6)-(9*-8)

6x^9-48x^3-9x^6-72

Now I am confused have I done right? - August 24th 2009, 06:54 PMskeeter
- August 24th 2009, 07:10 PMNotThatGood
Is that all that can be done to this problem? I thought that I could continue with simplifying the coeffients of X and the exponents?

- August 24th 2009, 07:24 PMNotThatGood
Never mind I've got a understanding now. thanks