# Algebra Examples

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Step 1

Since the roots of an equation are the points where the solution is , set each root as a factor of the equation that equals .

Step 2

Step 2.1

Expand using the FOIL Method.

Step 2.1.1

Apply the distributive property.

Step 2.1.2

Apply the distributive property.

Step 2.1.3

Apply the distributive property.

Step 2.2

Simplify and combine like terms.

Step 2.2.1

Simplify each term.

Step 2.2.1.1

Multiply by .

Step 2.2.1.2

Move to the left of .

Step 2.2.1.3

Rewrite as .

Step 2.2.1.4

Multiply by .

Step 2.2.2

Subtract from .