# math

posted by
**B8**
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The question is

(2x+1)^2-2(2x^2-1) in simplest form

Is this correct?

[(2x+1)(2x+1)](-4x^2+2)

4x^2+2x+2x+1(-4x^2+2)

4x^2+4x+1(-4x^2+2)

-16x^4-16x^3-4x^2

+ 8x^2+8x+2

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-16^4-16x^3+4x^2+8x +2

Did I do this correctly?

Thank you for your help.