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InspectorJoe
 one year ago
(3a2)(7a4)
InspectorJoe
 one year ago
(3a2)(7a4)

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Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well, the easiest part is multiplying (3)(7) = 21 the next part is multiplying (a^2)(a^4). when we have the same base (a) we keep the base and add the exponents (a^2)(a^4) = a^(4+2) = ?

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the answer would be =21a^6?

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Question so when there is only 1 exponent next to the base and the other base does not have one, do we make the base that does not a 1 exponent so we can add or No?

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1as an example... (a)(a^3) = (a^1)(a^3) = a^4

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1when there is no exponent, you can always make the exponent 1

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Awesome you are great thanks for the help.. It has been years 15plus since I done this and now I back to school finishing my engeneering degree and have to do this all over. Thanks and great site. Will once again
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