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ohh

6. mathgirl73

lol

7. Tabbiejack

Can you show me how you got that

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12. Tabbiejack

Ok now how do I simplify that?

13. mathgirl73

just multiply it

14. Tabbiejack

This new to me can you teach me please

15. mathgirl73

always if you have an even amount of negatives you answer will be positive. if you have an odd amount of negative. you answer is negative.

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18. Tabbiejack

The problem is (-4)(-4). Where does the other one come from

19. mathgirl73

oh I made that up to show you.

20. Tabbiejack

I'm so confused writing using exponents is different then simplifying?

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22. Tabbiejack

Ok

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24. Tabbiejack

Ok can simplify showing the work so I will know