# Expand Command

##### Command Categories (All commands)

Expand( <Expression> )
Expands the expression.
Example: Expand((2 x - 1)^2 + 2 x + 3) yields \mathrm{\mathsf{ 4 x^2 - 2 x + 4 }}.
Note: This command needs to load the Computer Algebra System, so can be slow on some computers. Try using the Polynomial Command instead.

## CAS Syntax

Expand( <Expression> )
Expands the expression.
Example: Expand((2 x - 1)^2 + 2 x + 3) yields \mathrm{\mathsf{ 4 x^2 - 2 x + 4 }}.
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