Rewrite as .

Expand using the FOIL Method.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify and combine like terms.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by .

Move to the left of .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Rewrite as .

Expand using the FOIL Method.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify and combine like terms.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by .

Move to the left of .

Multiply by .

Add and .

Expand by multiplying each term in the first expression by each term in the second expression.

Simplify terms.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Move .

Multiply by .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Move to the left of .

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Move .

Multiply by .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Simplify by adding terms.

Subtract from .

Subtract from .

Add and .

Add and .

The largest exponent is the degree of the polynomial.

Find the Degree f(x)=(x-6)^2(x+2)^2