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chungerforever
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would the answer of (a − b)(a − b) be a^2  ab^2  b^2
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chungerforever Group Title
would the answer of (a − b)(a − b) be a^2  ab^2  b^2
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TransendentialPI Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
FOIL First: a*a = a^2 Outside = ab Inside = ab Last = b(b) = +b^2 What do we do with the ab and the ab?
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TransendentialPI Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Tkink x + x = 2x
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chungerforever Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I know to combine itt
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@chungerforever remember when we had \(5x+5x=10x\)? don't change the exponents here either
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\(abab=?\)
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chungerforever Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh minus! so just ab?
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\(1010=?\)
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chungerforever Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh I understand, so the answer is just a^2  b^2?
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
hold the phone, careful arithmetic \(1010=?\)
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
hint, it is not 0
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chungerforever Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm sorry I have no idea, I'm not good at algebra ):
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chungerforever Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
10?
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
don't fret, we will work it out, but i was asking an arithmetic question \(1010=20\)
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\(100100=?\)
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chungerforever Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
200?
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes that is it !
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\(77=?\)
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
ok good now we can move on to variables
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satellite73 Group TitleBest 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 \[xx=2x\]
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chungerforever Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so 2ab?
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
notice that the exponent does not change spend $20, spend another $20 you have spent \(2\times 20=40\) yes you have it !
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
so "final answer" for \((ab)(ab)\) is ??
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chungerforever Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
a^2  2ab  b^2?
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes that is it!
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chungerforever Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
thank you so much! and sorry I was taking a while to reply. But thanks again I appreciate it (:
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yw good work, hope you are understanding a bit more about combining like terms
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