Simplify (a+8)(a-4)

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(a+8)(a-4)
Expand (a+8)(a-4) using the FOIL Method.
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Apply the distributive property.
a(a-4)+8(a-4)
Apply the distributive property.
a⋅a+a⋅-4+8(a-4)
Apply the distributive property.
a⋅a+a⋅-4+8a+8⋅-4
a⋅a+a⋅-4+8a+8⋅-4
Simplify and combine like terms.
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Simplify each term.
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Multiply a by a.
a2+a⋅-4+8a+8⋅-4
Move -4 to the left of a.
a2-4⋅a+8a+8⋅-4
Multiply 8 by -4.
a2-4a+8a-32
a2-4a+8a-32
Add -4a and 8a.
a2+4a-32
a2+4a-32
Simplify (a+8)(a-4)

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