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5-22.

Multiply each polynomial. That is, change each product to a sum.  

  1. Draw a generic rectangle. Place the as one side of the rectangle and as another side of the rectangle.

    left edge top

    interior top left blank 

    interior top right blank 

    left edge bottom

    interior bottom left blank 

    interior bottom right blank 

    bottom edge left

    bottom edge right

    Find the area of each part of the rectangle by multiplying . Then combine like terms.

  1. Follow the same steps from part (a), but your generic rectangle will have six boxes instead of four.

  1. Follow the same steps from part (a).

  1. Follow the same steps from part (a).