(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

f(x) = (2x)(x-5)^(3) + 3x^2(x-5)^(2)

Need to simplify.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried simplifying completely but my answer wasn't even close. The Back of the book has:

5x(x-5)^(2)(x-2)

I know its easy, but I'm drawing a blank...can anyone start me off on the right path to find how they got that answer?

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