Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Move .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Simplify (2x-5)(x+1)

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# Simplify (2x-5)(x+1)

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Move .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Simplify (2x-5)(x+1)