Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial

Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial

How to multiply a polynomial by a monomial: examples and their solutions.

Example 1

Simplify the given expression. x(3x^2 - 5x + 8)

To solve the parentheses,
multiply x and each term that are inside.

Example 2

Simplify the given expression. (5 - a + 3b)a - 3(a^2 + ab)

(Purple) Don't forget to multiply the minus sign in front of the 3.

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