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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!
 2 years ago
(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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You add the exponents in this case

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oh my goodness... THANK YOU!!!!! Last time I had to ask this question, I was forced to wait 10 minutes for a wrong answer.

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you're welcome

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So it is a^9andb^8 correct?

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1THANK YOU! Can you answer one more quick question, please?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so \[\Large a^9b^8\]

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(2hi^3)(2h^2ij^3)

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1multiply 2 and 2 to get?

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Would it be 4h^3i^4j^7?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The term for j is j^3 since the first expression doesn't have any j terms

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or because (2hi^3)(2h^2ij^3) really is (2hi^3j^0)(2h^2ij^3)

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So i'm not sure how you're getting 4+3 = 7

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.14h^2i^3j^12?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What are the exponents for j in (2hi^3j^0)(2h^2ij^3) ???

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do I not multiply 2 and 2?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes those are the coefficients

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1to get the final exponent for j

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So the answer is \[\Large 4h^3i^4j^3\]

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay now, another one! :D ([3^2]^3g^5h^8)^2

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What is [3^2]^3

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you mind if I do the problem by myself, and I'll give you my answer and see if I'm right?

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Stay with me, please! :)

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no it's not correct

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.13^2 is 9 So [3^2]^3 = 9^3 = 729 This means ([3^2]^3g^5h^8)^2 becomes (729g^5h^8)^2

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1did you get that as one of your steps?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Then you square everything inside

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1tell me what you get

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1531,411g^10h^13

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes, but I would get rid of the comma....computer answer systems don't like commas

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh yes, 16 not 13

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1use only commas to separate out answers (like ordered pairs), don't enter commas for large numbers

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so the answer is 531411g^10h^16 which looks like \[\Large 531411g^{10}h^{16}\]

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So x(x^4)(x^6) is the same as x^1(x^4)(x^6) or x^1 times x^4 times x^6

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x(x^4)(x^6) = x^11

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay, one more question! :)

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1343517212128:dw

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1base is \(\large 5n^3\) ? and height is \(\large 2n^3\) ?

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no height in 2n^2

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and they want the area?

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Express the area of the triangle as monomial.

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1multiply the two expressions, then cut that result in half to get the area of the triangle

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you're welcome

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oops, I lied. More problems. I might force you to stick around for a bit, but I'm sure I've got this! :)

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Why 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

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(5g^4h^4)^3 125g^7h^7

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That should save time

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no, now you're multiplying exponents

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ex: (x^2)^3 = x^(2*3) = x^6

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1125g^12h^12, right?

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(2a^4b)^2/16b^5

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1how do I do this?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what is (2a^4b)^2 simplify to?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1where did the x2 come from?

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1multiplying a^2 with 2 therefore 2a^4

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you mean multiply the exponent 4 with 2 to get 8 So a^4 becomes a^8 So (2a^4b)^2 becomes 4a^8b^2

BagelsAreIcelandic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay... now what? :0

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So (2a^4b)^2/16b^5 becomes 4a^8b^2/16b^5

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so 4/16 = ??? a^8b^2 over b^5 = ???

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1close a^8b^2 over b^5 becomes a^8 over b^3

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1but 4/16 is NOT 1/8

Romero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0When 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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