# Lesson video

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Hi, I'm Ms. Davies.

In this lesson, we're going to be multiplying a linear expression by a quadratic expression.

We're going to expand this bracket.

To expand a bracket, we're multiplying x squared by x subtract three.

Let's multiply x squared by x first.

This gives us x cubed.

Next, we're going to multiply x squared by negative three.

This gives us negative three x squared.

x squared multiplied by x subtract three is equivalent to x cubed subtract three x squared.

Let's have a look at this next one.

Five x squared multiplied by x is equivalent to five x cubed.

Five x squared multiplied by negative three is equivalent to negative 15 x squared.

Our final example, let's starts off by multiplying three x squared by x.

This is equivalent to three x cubed.

Three x squared multiplied by negative three y gives us negative three x squared, y.

Only the x is being squared, so the squared only goes on the x term.

Finally, three x squared multiplied by four is positive 12 x squared.

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This time, we're expanding two brackets.

I have written x plus three multiplied by x squared add four in a grid.

We're going to start off by doing x multiplied by x squared.

This is x cubed.

Next, we're going to multiply three by x squared, which is positive three x squared.

Next, we're going to multiply x by four, which is positive four x.

And finally, positive three, multiply by positive four, which is positive 12.

We cannot simplify this expression, so it's our final answer.

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