Simplify (b-1)(3b-2)

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(b-1)(3b-2)
Expand (b-1)(3b-2) using the FOIL Method.
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Apply the distributive property.
b(3b-2)-1(3b-2)
Apply the distributive property.
b(3b)+b⋅-2-1(3b-2)
Apply the distributive property.
b(3b)+b⋅-2-1(3b)-1⋅-2
b(3b)+b⋅-2-1(3b)-1⋅-2
Simplify and combine like terms.
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Simplify each term.
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Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.
3b⋅b+b⋅-2-1(3b)-1⋅-2
Multiply b by b by adding the exponents.
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Move b.
3(b⋅b)+b⋅-2-1(3b)-1⋅-2
Multiply b by b.
3b2+b⋅-2-1(3b)-1⋅-2
3b2+b⋅-2-1(3b)-1⋅-2
Move -2 to the left of b.
3b2-2⋅b-1(3b)-1⋅-2
Multiply 3 by -1.
3b2-2b-3b-1⋅-2
Multiply -1 by -2.
3b2-2b-3b+2
3b2-2b-3b+2
Subtract 3b from -2b.
3b2-5b+2
3b2-5b+2
Simplify (b-1)(3b-2)

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