Expanding Brackets

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• Created on: 24-04-13 21:44

Example questions on expanding and simplifying expressions

Example 1 - Expanding a single pair of brackets

a) Expand: 3(x+6)  .

a) Remember to multiply every term inside the brackets by the term outside:

3(x+6)=3×x+3×6=3x+18.

b) Expand: 6(4a10).

b) Remember to multiply every term inside the brackets by the term outside:

6(4a