Practice!

Sample Problem

Multiply the two binomials by distributing

(x + 2)(3x – 4) =

Solution

(x + 2)(3x – 4)

            = x(3x) + x(-4) + 2(3x) + 2(-4)

            = 3x2 – 4x + 6x – 8

            = 3x2 + 2x – 8