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babyblue123
 2 years ago
simplify. 2x^4(4x^2 + 3x + 1)
babyblue123
 2 years ago
simplify. 2x^4(4x^2 + 3x + 1)

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OpenSessame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Distribution is the key:)

OpenSessame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Or do you need to factor it?

babyblue123
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0idk it just says simplify in standard form

OpenSessame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1377831279990:dw Multiply!

babyblue123
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what about the exponents?

OpenSessame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You add the exponents...\[X ^{a}*X ^{b}=X ^{a+b}\]

babyblue123
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you're only multiplying the numbers and not the exponents?

OpenSessame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No you are multiplying the exponents too, but the rule multiplying exponents is that its like adding them together.

OpenSessame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Solve it and ill tell you if you did it right:)

OpenSessame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No...Try again...Add the exponents and multiply the constants.

babyblue123
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you do an example?

OpenSessame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[(3x ^{2}+29x ^{4})(5x ^{3}+3)\]

OpenSessame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1377831993557:dw

OpenSessame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You try with yours now!

babyblue123
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok but i still dont get it

OpenSessame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ill give you a clue...

OpenSessame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[2x ^{4}*4x ^{2}=8x ^{6}\]

babyblue123
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is it 8x^6+6x^5+2x^4 ?

OpenSessame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Winner Winner Chicken Dinner:)

babyblue123
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol yay thank you :)
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