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simplify. 2x^4(4x^2 + 3x + 1)

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    Distribution is the key:)

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    Or do you need to factor it?

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    idk it just says simplify in standard form

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    |dw:1377831279990:dw| Multiply!

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    what about the exponents?

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    You add the exponents...\[X ^{a}*X ^{b}=X ^{a+b}\]

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    so you're only multiplying the numbers and not the exponents?

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    No you are multiplying the exponents too, but the rule multiplying exponents is that its like adding them together.

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    Solve it and ill tell you if you did it right:)

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    2x^8+8x^4

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    No...Try again...Add the exponents and multiply the constants.

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    can you do an example?

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    Yea sure!

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    \[(3x ^{2}+29x ^{4})(5x ^{3}+3)\]

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    |dw:1377831993557:dw|

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    You try with yours now!

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    ok but i still dont get it

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    Ill give you a clue...

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    \[2x ^{4}*4x ^{2}=8x ^{6}\]

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    is it 8x^6+6x^5+2x^4 ?

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    Winner Winner Chicken Dinner:)

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    lol yay thank you :)

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