Expanding Square Brackets | Algebra | Maths | FuseSchool

In this video we’re going to have a look at how to expand squared brackets. You should already know how to expand double brackets by multiplying each term in the first bracket, by each term in the second bracket and then simplifying. EXAMPLE: (x - 4)(x + 3) = x^2 - 4x + 3x - 12 = x^2 - x - 12. For expanding squared brackets, EXAMPLE: (x - 5)^2. Just like 3^2 means 3 X 3, the squared bracket here means the bracket times the bracket. EXAMPLE: (x - 5)^2 = (x - 5)(x - 5) = x^2 - 5x - 5x + 25 = x^2 - 10x - 25. After simplifying, make sure you end up with exactly 3 terms. VISIT us at www.fuseschool.org, where all of our videos are carefully organised into topics and specific orders, and to see what else we have on offer. Comment, like and share with other learners. You can both ask and answer questions, and teachers will get back to you. These videos can be used in a flipped classroom model or as a revision aid. Twitter: https://twitter.com/fuseSchool Access a deeper Learning Experience in the FuseSchool platform and app: www.fuseschool.org Friend us: http://www.facebook.com/fuseschool This Open Educational Resource is free of charge, under a Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC ( View License Deed: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ ). You are allowed to download the video for nonprofit, educational use. If you would like to modify the video, please contact us: info@fuseschool.org Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/FuseSchool

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