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Solve the product $\left(x+1\right)\left(x-4\right)$

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Final Answer

$x^2-3x-4$
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Step-by-step Solution

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We could not solve this problem by using the method: Product of Binomials with Common Term

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Multiply the single term $x-4$ by each term of the polynomial $\left(x+1\right)$

$x\left(x-4\right)+x-4$
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Multiply the single term $x$ by each term of the polynomial $\left(x-4\right)$

$x\cdot x-4x+x-4$
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When multiplying two powers that have the same base ($x$), you can add the exponents

$x^2-4x+x-4$
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Combining like terms $-4x$ and $x$

$x^2-3x-4$

Final Answer

$x^2-3x-4$

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asin
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atan
acot
asec
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sinh
cosh
tanh
coth
sech
csch

asinh
acosh
atanh
acoth
asech
acsch

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