Posted by **Kimberly** on Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at 3:29pm.

simplify: (2k+7)(7k-1)\

can someone please help me solve this problem and go through the steps to solving it with me. Its too confusing for me. Thank You

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**MsPJ**, Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at 4:11pm
Use FOIL (first, inner, outer, last)

Multiply the first 2k*7k

Then multiply the inner 7*7k

Next, the outer 2k*-1

Finally, the last 7*-1

It will look like this:

14k^2 + 49k - 2k -7

Combine your like terms (the ks) and you are done!

Hope this helps!

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