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okay ppl. lets see if yall can help me with this simple question.

I was helping my cousin in 11grade do her homework and she has this problem that we cant figure out. Can yall help us plzzzz.
Simplify:
(1+4m)^2
thats squared for all yall that dont know. thank you!

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Lovin_mybaby5

Asked by Lovin_mybaby5 at 10:26 PM on Jan. 28, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (7)
  • u have to foil it...i dont have a dagon pen...but i know ur supposed to foil.
    sweetstkissez22

    Answer by sweetstkissez22 at 10:34 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • go to algebra.com and you can type in an expression and it will work it out for you step by step
    tishalb

    Answer by tishalb at 10:35 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • i believe looking at it, it should be 1+8m+16m^2
    sweetstkissez22

    Answer by sweetstkissez22 at 10:35 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • 35 PM on Jan. 28, 2010 by:



    sweet...

    i believe looking at it, it should be 1+8m+16m^2

    yep
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 10:38 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • break it out to (1+4m) (1+4m) = (1*1)+(1*4m) + (4m*1) +(4m*4m)=1+4m+4m+16m^2=1+8m+16m^2

    according to my math whiz hubby.
    ItsMe89

    Answer by ItsMe89 at 10:56 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • 1+8m+16M^2 is right. incase you do not know foil is first, inside, outside, last, add them together and that is your answer.
    SuzanneL09

    Answer by SuzanneL09 at 11:15 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • 11th grade? My daugher was doing this math in fifth grade.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:34 AM on Jan. 29, 2010

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