Evaluate (e+2)(e-4)

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(e+2)(e-4)
Expand (e+2)(e-4) using the FOIL Method.
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Apply the distributive property.
e(e-4)+2(e-4)
Apply the distributive property.
ee+e⋅-4+2(e-4)
Apply the distributive property.
ee+e⋅-4+2e+2⋅-4
ee+e⋅-4+2e+2⋅-4
Simplify and combine like terms.
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Simplify each term.
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Multiply ee.
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Raise e to the power of 1.
e1e+e⋅-4+2e+2⋅-4
Raise e to the power of 1.
e1e1+e⋅-4+2e+2⋅-4
Use the power rule aman=am+n to combine exponents.
e1+1+e⋅-4+2e+2⋅-4
Add 1 and 1.
e2+e⋅-4+2e+2⋅-4
e2+e⋅-4+2e+2⋅-4
Move -4 to the left of e.
e2-4⋅e+2e+2⋅-4
Multiply 2 by -4.
e2-4e+2e-8
e2-4e+2e-8
Add -4e and 2e.
e2-2e-8
e2-2e-8
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
e2-2e-8
Decimal Form:
-6.04750755…
Evaluate (e+2)(e-4)

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