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

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##  Final answer to the problem

$x^2-3x-4$
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##  Step-by-step Solution 

How should I solve this problem?

• Product of Binomials with Common Term
• FOIL Method
• Find the integral
• Find the derivative
• Factor
• Integrate by partial fractions
• Integrate by substitution
• Integrate by parts
• Integrate using tabular integration
• Integrate by trigonometric substitution
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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 to the problem

$x^2-3x-4$

##  Explore different ways to solve this problem

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###  Main Topic: Special Products

Special products is the multiplication of algebraic expressions that follow certain rules and patterns, so you can predict the result without necessarily doing the multiplication.