# Solve for x (x+2)(x-4)=(x-1)(x-3)

Simplify .
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 .
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Simplify .
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 .
Rewrite as .
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Subtract from .
Move all terms containing to the left side of the equation.
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Add to both sides of the equation.
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Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.
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Divide each term by and simplify.
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Solve for x (x+2)(x-4)=(x-1)(x-3)