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anonymous
 5 years ago
can someone help me with my math homework?
anonymous
 5 years ago
can someone help me with my math homework?

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mathteacher1729
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sure, post your question/s here!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0aman=am+n thats the first problem...... the m and ns go on top

mathteacher1729
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, to type that you must use this notation: \ [ x^2 \ ] gives \[ x^2 \]

mathteacher1729
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or click the "equation" button on the left of the text input field, and type your equation. :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when i see math i get lost.... is there any other way you could help me?

mathteacher1729
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, I think you were trying to type this: \[a^ma^n=a^{m+n} \] if so, this is the "exponent addition law".

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes that is exactly what i was trying to type

mathteacher1729
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There isn't any "answer", really. It's stating a rule. :) a = "the base" m, n = "the exponents" The rule says that if you (LEFT SIDE) multiply two numbers together, if the bases are the same, you (RIGHT SIDE) add the exponents and keep the base the same.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok im lost... how would you do it though?

mathteacher1729
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So they might ask you something like: \[ 4^74^{12}=??\] and you would say ... \[4^74^{12}=4^{7+12} =4^19\] Which, by the way. Is A HUGE NUMBER. :p

mathteacher1729
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ARGH, my error! \[4^74^{12}=4^{7+12}=4^{19}\] Four to the nineteenth power. = HUGE.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im confused.... is there any way you could teach it step by step?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0where do you get numbers if there is only letters??

mathteacher1729
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just made up the "bases" and the "exponents" then followd the followed the rules. It sounds like you need a quick refresher on exponents. Have you heard of Khanacademy?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no i havent.... i have a math class tonight but i never understand it

mathteacher1729
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ah, ok. I would recommend starting by going to http://www.mathtv.com and then clicking Algebra ==> Exponents ==> Definitions and Properties Watch the first two videos. That guys is a GENIUS who explains things VERY WELL. :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thank you... ill try to see if i finally get it

mathteacher1729
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, that guy is the best. I think you may find his vids helpful. Khanacademy is another free video service, but he's not as organized as Mathtv. :) Best of luck to you!
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