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anonymous
 3 years ago
need help
(x^3+y^2)(x^3y^2)
can someone help me figure this out and explain?
anonymous
 3 years ago
need help (x^3+y^2)(x^3y^2) can someone help me figure this out and explain?

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you have to do four multiplications

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[x^3\times x^3\] is the first one

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x^6? do I add the exponents?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then \(x^3\times (y^2)\)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then \(x^3\times y^2\)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and finally \(y^2\times (y)^2\)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you will notice that middle terms add up to zero, so you are only left with \[x^6y^4\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it is always true that \((a+b)(ab)=a^2b^2\)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0see, all I need is confidence and your great guidings! :) I might make it after all. LOL

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you can also use a table to help you multiply dw:1362367881354:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hi Jim. thank you, that helps as well. :)

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0each cell is the result of multiplying the corresponding row and column headers so the upper left cell is the result of multiplying the two x^3 terms the upper right cell is the result of multiplying x^3 and y^2 etc etc giving you this dw:1362367968379:dw

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then you add up all the terms and combine like terms if you can to get x^6  y^4 (the x^3y^2 terms will cancel as you got before)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0great explanation. I need all the tips I can get. thank you! :)

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you're welcome
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