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HELPPP (1/2 radical y) (-6radical y)

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    \[(1/2\sqrt{Y}) (-6\sqrt{Y)}\]

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    actually it's a -1/2

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    |dw:1351114021944:dw|

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    If the 1/2 is also negative then it would be\[3y\]

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    I don't get it

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    What do you "don't get"?

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    the multiplication

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    \[\sqrt{a}\times \sqrt{a}= a\]

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    Or \[(a ^{1/2 }) x (a ^{1/2})=a ^{(1/2 + 1/2)}= a ^{1}=a\]

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    (-2)(-3)=+6 Multiplication when signs are alike. Although you were confusing about the signs.

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    (-1/2)(-6)= 3 see above.

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    :/ I'm using the foil method and I'm not getting it. Thanks.

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    I just multiplied the two terms as they were each enclosed by parentheses (no need to foil)

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    Restate the problem.

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    |dw:1351114861577:dw|

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    so all you did was mutiply 1/2 by -6 and mulitplied radical y by radical y. so then you get -3y?

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    Yes, I believe that was the problem.

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    I have a test on this tomorrow. I'm stressed :/

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    Thank you

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    :)

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    Good luck on the test.

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    Thank you

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