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When multiplying two terms which have the same base (in this case, -9), the base remains the same and you add the exponents together.  Here is a generic example: (xn)(xm) = xn+m For your specific question, the base (x) is -9, the first exponent (n) is 10, and the second exponent...

y=-x squared+3x (answer)

A table of values can be created by choosing a value for X, plugging in that value in the equation, and then using the result as the Y value as seen below (I'm sorry I don't have a better way to represent the table): X  -4   -3  -2  -1 0  1  2  3   4  ...

A "trick" to factoring trinomials is to use the product-sum method which, when the trinomial is written as x^2+Bx+C, begins with finding two numbers which add to equal B and multiply to equal C. In the problem given, x^2 + 4x + 3, the B value is 4 and the C value...