Multiply the expressions.
Use an area model to multiply.
In a rectangle, (length)(width) = area. Find the area of each small rectangle inside the area model.
The total area of the rectangle, or
and .Then use an area model to multiply that result by .
Now use an area model.
What are the
- and -intercepts of the graph of The factors in part (c) should be useful.
-intercepts are where .
-intercept is where : from part (c).
Using the Zero Product Property:
or or , , or