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 one year ago
Multiply the polynomials:
1. (a + 3)(a  2)
2. (x2 + 4)(x2  4)
3. (x2 + 3x + 1)(x2 + x + 2)
 one year ago
Multiply the polynomials: 1. (a + 3)(a  2) 2. (x2 + 4)(x2  4) 3. (x2 + 3x + 1)(x2 + x + 2)

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Outkast3r09
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0use the distributive property \[a(b\pm c)=ab\pm ac\]

Outkast3r09
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0using this you take the first variable of the first and multiply it by the second parenthesis and same with the second variable/constant of the first \[a(a2)+3(a2)\]

Outkast3r09
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what do you get when yo udo this?

hrcheerlove
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So then i got: 2a2a + 3a6

hrcheerlove
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But I dont think that is right lol

Outkast3r09
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0everything but your first multiplication is correct \[a(a)\neq 2a\]

Outkast3r09
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hint: when you have a number to a power you get this correct \[2^2=2*2\]

hrcheerlove
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0uhhh 2 squared ???

Outkast3r09
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not quite so 2 is the base

Outkast3r09
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the power tells you how many times you multiply that base by itself

Outkast3r09
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so \[2^3=2*2*2\] \[2^5=2*2*2*2*2\]

Outkast3r09
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so in your case \[ a*a\] a is your base and the number of bases you multiply is your power

hrcheerlove
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know how to do powers lol. I just dont know what \[a \times a\] is

some_someone
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1359943457681:dw

Outkast3r09
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think it's just the variable thats giving you a tough time if it helps let a be whatever you want and then replace it back with a. For example i have \[a*a*a*a\] in your head think a=5 \[5*5*5*5=5^4\] replace 5 with a

some_someone
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1359943594086:dw

Outkast3r09
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0some someone let her do the last one

hrcheerlove
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so would it be \[a ^{2}5a 6\] ?

Outkast3r09
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[2a+3a\] if you have 3 dollars and lost 2 dollars, how many do you have now =]

some_someone
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1359943710986:dw

some_someone
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1359943887804:dw

hrcheerlove
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you thank you thank you @Outkast3r09 and @some_someone !!!!

some_someone
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0your welcome hope we could help you :)
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