Frequent Questions about our Solver

The problem

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why isnt this figuring the entire problem- it was giving me step by step information, now all it does is use 1 step, and does not get the the final answer

Answer provided by our tutors

It is because you have selected the 'Solve' tab for solving equations and you have entered an expression.

Select 'Expand', type 2i(4 - i)^2 and click on 'Solve' to get the desired solution.

Make sure that in 'Options' you select 'Calculate using: real(decimal) numbers'

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