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chungerforever
 2 years ago
would the answer of (a − b)(a − b) be a^2  ab^2  b^2
chungerforever
 2 years ago
would the answer of (a − b)(a − b) be a^2  ab^2  b^2

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TransendentialPI
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0FOIL First: a*a = a^2 Outside = ab Inside = ab Last = b(b) = +b^2 What do we do with the ab and the ab?

TransendentialPI
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Tkink x + x = 2x

chungerforever
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I know to combine itt

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@chungerforever remember when we had \(5x+5x=10x\)? don't change the exponents here either

chungerforever
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh minus! so just ab?

chungerforever
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh I understand, so the answer is just a^2  b^2?

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2hold the phone, careful arithmetic \(1010=?\)

chungerforever
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'm sorry I have no idea, I'm not good at algebra ):

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2don't fret, we will work it out, but i was asking an arithmetic question \(1010=20\)

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2ok good now we can move on to variables

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[1010=20\] \[100100=200\] \[77=14\] \[1212=24\] and so on how about \[xx\]? well this must be the same as the others, namely \[xx=2x\]

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2notice that the exponent does not change spend $20, spend another $20 you have spent \(2\times 20=40\) yes you have it !

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so "final answer" for \((ab)(ab)\) is ??

chungerforever
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1a^2  2ab  b^2?

chungerforever
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thank you so much! and sorry I was taking a while to reply. But thanks again I appreciate it (:

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yw good work, hope you are understanding a bit more about combining like terms
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