Simplify (b-9)(b+2)

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(b-9)(b+2)
Expand (b-9)(b+2) using the FOIL Method.
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Apply the distributive property.
b(b+2)-9(b+2)
Apply the distributive property.
b⋅b+b⋅2-9(b+2)
Apply the distributive property.
b⋅b+b⋅2-9b-9⋅2
b⋅b+b⋅2-9b-9⋅2
Simplify and combine like terms.
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Simplify each term.
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Multiply b by b.
b2+b⋅2-9b-9⋅2
Move 2 to the left of b.
b2+2⋅b-9b-9⋅2
Multiply -9 by 2.
b2+2b-9b-18
b2+2b-9b-18
Subtract 9b from 2b.
b2-7b-18
b2-7b-18
Simplify (b-9)(b+2)

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