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BagelsAreIcelandic
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(a^5b^3) (a^4b^5)
Do I multiply for add the exponents? E.g. would I have a^9 or a^20? Thank you!
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(a^5b^3) (a^4b^5) Do I multiply for add the exponents? E.g. would I have a^9 or a^20? Thank you!
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You add the exponents in this case
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh my goodness... THANK YOU!!!!! Last time I had to ask this question, I was forced to wait 10 minutes for a wrong answer.
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you're welcome
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So it is a^9andb^8 correct?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
bingo
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
THANK YOU! Can you answer one more quick question, please?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so \[\Large a^9b^8\]
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
(2hi^3)(2h^2ij^3)
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
multiply 2 and 2 to get?
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Would it be 4h^3i^4j^7?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The term for j is j^3 since the first expression doesn't have any j terms
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
or because (2hi^3)(2h^2ij^3) really is (2hi^3j^0)(2h^2ij^3)
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So i'm not sure how you're getting 4+3 = 7
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
4h^2i^3j^12?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What are the exponents for j in (2hi^3j^0)(2h^2ij^3) ???
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do I not multiply 2 and 2?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes those are the coefficients
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
0 and 3
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
add them
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
to get the final exponent for j
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
3
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So the answer is \[\Large 4h^3i^4j^3\]
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thank you!!
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yw
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay now, another one! :D ([3^2]^3g^5h^8)^2
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What is [3^2]^3
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you mind if I do the problem by myself, and I'll give you my answer and see if I'm right?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
alright
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Stay with me, please! :)
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
729g^10h^16
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no it's not correct
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Huh..
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
3^2 is 9 So [3^2]^3 = 9^3 = 729 This means ([3^2]^3g^5h^8)^2 becomes (729g^5h^8)^2
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
did you get that as one of your steps?
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Uhm
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Then you square everything inside
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh!
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
tell me what you get
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
531,411g^10h^13
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
16
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes, but I would get rid of the comma....computer answer systems don't like commas
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh yes, 16 not 13
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
use only commas to separate out answers (like ordered pairs), don't enter commas for large numbers
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
kk
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so the answer is 531411g^10h^16 which looks like \[\Large 531411g^{10}h^{16}\]
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
uhm
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what's wrong?
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
x(x^4)(x^6)
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
x = x^1
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
x^11?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So x(x^4)(x^6) is the same as x^1(x^4)(x^6) or x^1 times x^4 times x^6
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
x(x^4)(x^6) = x^11
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay, one more question! :)
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1343517212128:dw
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
base is \(\large 5n^3\) ? and height is \(\large 2n^3\) ?
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no height in 2n^2
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and they want the area?
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Express the area of the triangle as monomial.
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
multiply the two expressions, then cut that result in half to get the area of the triangle
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
5n^5
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you got it
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
THANK YOU
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you're welcome
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oops, I lied. More problems. I might force you to stick around for a bit, but I'm sure I've got this! :)
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Why not answer all the ones you can and post them all at once. Remember to post the answers right along with the question Like in the form # 1 Question: .... Answer: .... ====================================== # 2 Question: .... Answer: .... etc etc
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
(5g^4h^4)^3 125g^7h^7
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That should save time
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no, now you're multiplying exponents
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ex: (x^2)^3 = x^(2*3) = x^6
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
125g^12h^12, right?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
(2a^4b)^2/16b^5
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
how do I do this?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what is (2a^4b)^2 simplify to?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
does*
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
4x2a^8b^2
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
where did the x2 come from?
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
multiplying a^2 with 2 therefore 2a^4
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you mean multiply the exponent 4 with 2 to get 8 So a^4 becomes a^8 So (2a^4b)^2 becomes 4a^8b^2
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay... now what? :0
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So (2a^4b)^2/16b^5 becomes 4a^8b^2/16b^5
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now reduce
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so 4/16 = ??? a^8b^2 over b^5 = ???
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BagelsAreIcelandic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
a^8/8b^3
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
close a^8b^2 over b^5 becomes a^8 over b^3
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
but 4/16 is NOT 1/8
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Romero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
When I have problems seeing if I have to add or multiply exponents what I do is expand everything. For example let's take \[(a^5) *(a^4)\]let's expand that \[(a *a*a*a*a)*(a*a*a*a)\] Which is basically \[a^9\]
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