Simplify (a-3)(a-2)

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(a-3)(a-2)
Expand (a-3)(a-2) using the FOIL Method.
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Apply the distributive property.
a(a-2)-3(a-2)
Apply the distributive property.
a⋅a+a⋅-2-3(a-2)
Apply the distributive property.
a⋅a+a⋅-2-3a-3⋅-2
a⋅a+a⋅-2-3a-3⋅-2
Simplify and combine like terms.
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Simplify each term.
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Multiply a by a.
a2+a⋅-2-3a-3⋅-2
Move -2 to the left of a.
a2-2⋅a-3a-3⋅-2
Multiply -3 by -2.
a2-2a-3a+6
a2-2a-3a+6
Subtract 3a from -2a.
a2-5a+6
a2-5a+6
Simplify (a-3)(a-2)

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