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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So our goal is to match up the leading terms:dw:1384225571316:dwWhat do we want to multiply 2x by to turn it into 10x^4?
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes very good!dw:1384225878362:dwUnderstand what I did there? I multiplied `each` value by 5x^3
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1668168Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@zepdrix yes I understand that part but what's the next step?
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1384226367803:dwNext we substract. You can either put a negative sign and brackets as I've done here, Or you can switch the sign of each term if that makes more sense to you. Just don't forget that the brackets let's us know that the subtraction is being distributed to each term.
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1668168Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so it would be....12 because the 10x^4 and x^3 are subtracted
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1384226619653:dwOk good! Understand why we bring the x^3 down with it?
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1384226725590:dwThe x^3 is like the `name` of the things that we're subtracting.
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
We end up with 3 apples right? Not just 3. That doesn't tell us enough information.
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1668168Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
alright that makes more since so after 12x^3 ...
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1384227065135:dwWe'll bring down the next term. Notice that I added a 0x^2 to the problem? We `can not` leave out a power of x. See how our powers jump from x^3 down to x? We have to include the x^2 term so I wrote a 0x^2 as a placeholder.
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1384227185855:dwNow we repeat the process again, we want to match these circled terms.
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1668168Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
14 but what about x in this one?
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
to get from 2 to 12 I guess we would need to multiply by 6 yes? And to get from x to x^3 we need to multiply by x^2
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1384227627979:dwSo what do we get on our next line? :)
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1668168Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so then I multiply 6x^2 *2x+3=12x18x^2
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
12x^318x^2 is what you meant I assume? Ok good, then we subtract!dw:1384228134036:dw
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1668168Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sorry i keep forgetting the x^3
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1384228374212:dwOk good!
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1668168Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is this the answer 5x36x2+9x14 i finished it
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh sorry I ran off for a sec :) I dunno lemme check real quick.
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok looks good! Did you end up with any remainder?
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1668168Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thanks for all help...you are a lifesaver
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