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2-10.

Factor out (x + 2) from each expression, then simplify.

1. (x + 2)2 − 3(x + 2)

(x + 2)((x + 2) − 3)

(x + 2)(x − 1)

2. (x + 2)3 − 4(x + 2)

Follow the same process as (a) above.

3. 2(x + 2)2 + 6(x + 2)

Follow the same process as (a) above.