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

Simplify each term.

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Multiply by .

Raise to the power of .

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 .

Move to the left of .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Simplify by adding terms.

Add and .

Subtract from .

Simplify (x+2)(x^2-4x-9)