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  1. Find each of the following products by drawing and labeling a generic rectangle or by using the Distributive Property. Homework Help ✎

    1. (x + 2)(x + 8)

    2. (2m + 30)(m + 20)

    3. x(y + 10) Statue of Liberty

    4. (2x + 3)(3x + 4)

Create a generic rectangle.

Put the products on the outside.

Multiply the expressions.

Write the areas as a sum.
x² + 2x + 8x + 16

(x + 2)(x + 8) = x² + 10x + 16

Follow the steps in part (a).

Use the Distributive Property.

x(y + 10) = xy + 10x

Follow the steps in part (a).

(2x + 3)(3x + 4) = 6x² + 17x + 12