I have these four terms:

(x+1)(x-1)(x-3)(x-5)

What order would i multiply the terms? Does FOIL apply here? I dont need the answer I just need the steps if anyone can help thanks!

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- Sep 22nd 2009, 04:25 PMnascar77How would I multiply this out?
I have these four terms:

(x+1)(x-1)(x-3)(x-5)

What order would i multiply the terms? Does FOIL apply here? I dont need the answer I just need the steps if anyone can help thanks! - Sep 22nd 2009, 04:42 PMskeeter
- Sep 23rd 2009, 05:48 AMstapel
In whatever order you like. Order doesn't matter in multiplication. (Wink)

Only when multiplying two binomials. As soon as you have something with three terms, you're going to have to use**regular multiplication**. (Surprised) - Sep 23rd 2009, 07:50 PMnascar77
thank you guys