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anonymous
 one year ago
How do you solve a problem like this?
(5x)(2x^2  3)  4x
anonymous
 one year ago
How do you solve a problem like this? (5x)(2x^2  3)  4x

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you trying to simplify?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you have to simplify then this would be a great help https://mathway.com/

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@DNTU4GETBOUTME Yes.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First you apply the distributive property. Do you know how to do that?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes; am I distributing the 4x?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The  5x should be taking out of the parenthesis You're going to take (2x^23) and seperate it. All and all you should end up with this −5x(2x^2)−5x(−3)−4x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Does that make sense?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm bad at explaining things. Moving on, next you should multiply x by x^2 to get x^3.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That turns into −5(2x3)−5x(−3)−4x . Next we're going to simplify −5x(−3). What do you get after doing that?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Multiply 5x by 3 to get 15x?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Correct! So now we have −5(2x3)+15x−4x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Next simplify −5(2x^3). You're doing really good :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you multiply 5 by 2x^3, you'll get 10x^3 right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yep! Now we have −10x^3+15x−4x. All we have to do now is add 15x and −4x.. which gives us?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Correct! So the answer is −10x^3+11x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you very much for your help! Do you have time to help me with one more?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay just like the first problem we're going to start by applying the distributive properties.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We're going to move the 5m and the 6 keeping them in their parenthesis. Do you know where to move them to?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0To move them(after seperating them from each other, we're going to double a term. Just like the last problem

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm sorry, I'm confused; where do we move them?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We're going to take negative 3 and add them there to get 4m−3m(5m)−3m(−6)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Next we're multipling m by m to get m^2. which simply changes our work to 4m−3(5m^2)−3m(−6)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now we're going to simplify the last term −3m(−6)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Correct! 4m−3(5m^2)+18m Now we simplify −3(5m^2)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yep! We now have 4m−15m^2+18m

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now we add 4m and 18m together and get?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But i'm a bit confused, aren't you supposed to add the 4m and 15m^2 together?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Correct! Great job! Our answer is −15m^2+22m

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You're very welcome. Now you see how easy simplifying can be. I'm glad I could help
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