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# Maths C1- Simplify algerbaic expression help!!!!

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1. Hi guys,

Could you please show me how to simplify these expressions?

For a I got p(2p^3+11p^2+10p)-12
b) t(2t^2+9t+22)+38
but I'm not sure if this is correct

EDIT: Soz- it didn't attach first time
2. (Original post by Mazza2000)
Hi guys,

Could you please show me how to simplify these expressions?
Perhaps if we knew the expressions we could...
3. (Original post by Mazza2000)
Hi guys,

Could you please show me how to simplify these expressions?
Yeah
4. (Original post by Mazza2000)
Hi guys,

Could you please show me how to simplify these expressions?
Yeah sure mate.

There you go. Did you get that??
5. (Original post by Mazza2000)
Hi guys,

Could you please show me how to simplify these expressions?

For a I got p(2p^3+11p^2+10p)-12
b) t(2t^2+9t+22)+38

but I'm not sure if this is correct
Dunno they look pretty simplified as it is (though there's a cheeky difference of 2 squares in the first one). Unless you need to expand them, in which case just multiply 2 brackets at a time.
6. (Original post by RDKGames)
Dunno they look pretty simplified as it is (though there's a cheeky difference of 2 squares in the first one). Unless you need to expand them, in which case just multiply 2 brackets at a time.
so for a have (p+1)(p-1)(P+4)(2p+3)?

I multiplied everything out and tried to simplify/factorise what I had left but it didn't really work... I ended up with 2p^4+11p^3+10p^2-11p-12
so then I just took the p out and factorised it and put a -12 at the end:

p(2p^3+11p^2+10p)-12
7. (Original post by Mazza2000)
so for a have (p+1)(p-1)(P+4)(2p+3)?

I multiplied everything out and tried to simplify/factorise what I had left but it didn't really work... I ended up with 2p^4+11p^3+10p^2-11p-12
so then I just took the p out and factorised it and put a -12 at the end:

p(2p^3+11p^2+10p)-12
Well I dunno what you are being asked to do with it??? If it's to expand it, then yeah you got it right. If it's to factorise it further, then it's just the difference of 1 squares and you're done.
8. (Original post by RDKGames)
Well I dunno what you are being asked to do with it??? If it's to expand it, then yeah you got it right. If it's to factorise it further, then it's just the difference of 1 squares and you're done.
ok, it just says to simplify it

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