Multiply (2a-1)(8a-5)

Math
(2a-1)(8a-5)
Expand (2a-1)(8a-5) using the FOIL Method.
Tap for more steps…
Apply the distributive property.
2a(8a-5)-1(8a-5)
Apply the distributive property.
2a(8a)+2a⋅-5-1(8a-5)
Apply the distributive property.
2a(8a)+2a⋅-5-1(8a)-1⋅-5
2a(8a)+2a⋅-5-1(8a)-1⋅-5
Simplify and combine like terms.
Tap for more steps…
Simplify each term.
Tap for more steps…
Multiply a by a.
2⋅8a2+2a⋅-5-1(8a)-1⋅-5
Multiply 2 by 8.
16a2+2a⋅-5-1(8a)-1⋅-5
Multiply -5 by 2.
16a2-10a-1(8a)-1⋅-5
Multiply 8 by -1.
16a2-10a-8a-1⋅-5
Multiply -1 by -5.
16a2-10a-8a+5
16a2-10a-8a+5
Subtract 8a from -10a.
16a2-18a+5
16a2-18a+5
Multiply (2a-1)(8a-5)

Solving MATH problems

We can solve all math problems. Get help on the web or with our math app

Scroll to top