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Topic: How do I do this???
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Chergarj

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Re: How do I do this???
Posted: Jan 24, 2005 2:17 AM
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>How the heck do I multiply these together??
>
>(x - .5) (x - 7.8) (x - 8.7) ??? PLEASE HELP!
>


Distributive Property.
There are basically three factors in your expression. Each factor is a "sum"
(not quite, but could be converted to a sum.

You multiply two of the factors; and then you multiply the result by the
remaining factor.

G C

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