Evaluate: (2x-6) * (3x+8)

Expression: $\left( 2x-6 \right) \times \left( 3x+8 \right)$

Multiply each term in the first parentheses by each term in the second parentheses (FOIL)

$2x \times 3x+2x \times 8-6 \times 3x-6 \times 8$

Calculate the product

$6{x}^{2}+2x \times 8-6 \times 3x-6 \times 8$

Calculate the product

$6{x}^{2}+16x-6 \times 3x-6 \times 8$

Calculate the product

$6{x}^{2}+16x-18x-6 \times 8$

Multiply the numbers

$6{x}^{2}+16x-18x-48$

Collect like terms

$6{x}^{2}-2x-48$