perform the indicated operation and simplify completely (x- 2^2 )
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If you mean:

x - (2^2)

Then:

x - 4

 

If you mean:

(x - 2) ^ 2

Then:

(x - 2)(x - 2)

FOIL

x^2 -2x -2x +4

x^2 -4x +4
answered May 11, 2014 by johnperkins Top Rated User (103,080 points)
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