Posted by julie on .
i have to simply the expression
3x squared10+4x+8x squared, so far i have this
1x squared+4x2
3x squared1xsqaured+4x 10+8
2x squared+4x2
i know its kinda confusing becasue i type sqaured so many time, am i on the right track?how do i find the answer now? i'm so confused :(

algerbra 
drwls,
You are OK as far as you went.
3x^2 10 +4x +8 x^2 = 2x^2 +4x 2
= 2(x^2 +2x 1)
That cannot be factored easily, so it is as simplified as it is going to get.