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1. Expand and Simplify

Does anyone know how to work out, this Algebra question out?

If you do it would be much appreciated .

(x+2) (x+3)
2. (Original post by mizliljaz)
Expand and Simplify

Does anyone know how to work out, this Algebra question out?

If you do it would be much appreciated .

(x+2) (x+3)
Can you simplify that?

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3. Moved to maths.
4. What have you moved to maths and did you get my Algebra sum simplify?
5. I'll explain in detail once I'm at home, give me a minute.
6. (Original post by mizliljaz)
What have you moved to maths and did you get my Algebra sum simplify?
The thread has been moved to Maths since it is maths-related.

7. I like to call this the 'Smiley face method'.
Multiply the lines out - so whichever value the coloured line starts at, multiply it by the value it ends at. These lines will in the same position for any two brackets that are next to each other.
Once you've multiplied each coloured line, add the products together and this will form a quadratic.

Would you like to give it a shot and show me what you get?
8. I got x2 + 5x + 6
Thanks for the "Smiley face method" it was very helpful.
9. (Original post by mizliljaz)
I got x2 + 5x + 6
Thanks for the "Smiley face method" it was very helpful.
Correct!
10. Thanks!

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