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Multiply the polynomials:
1. (a + 3)(a  2)
2. (x2 + 4)(x2  4)
3. (x2 + 3x + 1)(x2 + x + 2)
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Multiply the polynomials: 1. (a + 3)(a  2) 2. (x2 + 4)(x2  4) 3. (x2 + 3x + 1)(x2 + x + 2)
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Outkast3r09Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
use the distributive property \[a(b\pm c)=ab\pm ac\]
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Outkast3r09Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
using 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 \[a(a2)+3(a2)\]
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Outkast3r09Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what do you get when yo udo this?
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hrcheerloveBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So then i got: 2a2a + 3a6
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hrcheerloveBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
But I dont think that is right lol
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Outkast3r09Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
everything but your first multiplication is correct \[a(a)\neq 2a\]
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Outkast3r09Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hint: when you have a number to a power you get this correct \[2^2=2*2\]
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hrcheerloveBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
uhhh 2 squared ???
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Outkast3r09Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
not quite so 2 is the base
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Outkast3r09Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the power tells you how many times you multiply that base by itself
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Outkast3r09Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so \[2^3=2*2*2\] \[2^5=2*2*2*2*2\]
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Outkast3r09Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so in your case \[ a*a\] a is your base and the number of bases you multiply is your power
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hrcheerloveBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I know how to do powers lol. I just dont know what \[a \times a\] is
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1359943457681:dw
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Outkast3r09Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I 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
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dw:1359943594086:dw
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Outkast3r09Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
some someone let her do the last one
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hrcheerloveBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so would it be \[a ^{2}5a 6\] ?
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Outkast3r09Best 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 =]
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1359943710986:dw
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dw:1359943887804:dw
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hrcheerloveBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you thank you thank you @Outkast3r09 and @some_someone !!!!
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
your welcome hope we could help you :)
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