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anonymous
 4 years ago
Simplify
20  (5) (2 squared)
I got 0 , my dad 40 who is right and why ????
anonymous
 4 years ago
Simplify 20  (5) (2 squared) I got 0 , my dad 40 who is right and why ????

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this goes in the mathematics section if you need faster help btw

Directrix
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1As written, 20  (5) (2 squared) = 20  (5)*(2²) = 20  (5)*(4) = 20  [(5)*(4)] = 20  [20] = 20  20 = 40. The source of confusion is the difference between (2)² and (2²). The former equals 4 and the latter equals 4. Likewise, 2² = 4.
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