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DF001

  • one year ago

Need help with an Algebra question please.

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  1. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    say

  2. DF001
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    \[\left( 4m ^{2} n\right)(-m ^{6}n ^{-3})\]

  3. DF001
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    I was never taught in class about this but, it is on the homework

  4. DF001
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    how can i apply the properties of integer exponents onto this

  5. midhun.madhu1987
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    |dw:1441170971695:dw|

  6. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    -4m^8n^-2

  7. DF001
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    Why did the 4 become negative?

  8. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    becoz there a -ve sign with the m

  9. midhun.madhu1987
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    a * (-b) = - a*b

  10. midhun.madhu1987
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    2 * (-3) = -(2*3) = -6

  11. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    |dw:1441171141122:dw|

  12. DF001
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    Did the 4 distribute to the -1 on m?

  13. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    4 is becoming negative as there is a -1with the m^6,which is hidden

  14. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    yes 4*-1 will give you -4

  15. DF001
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    Is it possible to do this question by distributing and foiling?

  16. DF001
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    i havent learn this yet i want to keep it easy

  17. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    i don't know that but its quite simple if you do this in this way

  18. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    see whenever bases are same the powers are added

  19. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    for example- -3a*6a^7 =-18a^7+1 -18 a^8

  20. DF001
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    i get the adding exponent but i dont know how to add or multiple the m with exponents

  21. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    where are we multiplying m with the exponent?

  22. DF001
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    i used the format that midhun showed me

  23. DF001
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    -4(m^2*m^6)*(-m^6n^-3)

  24. DF001
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    I got -4m^8 * 1/n^2

  25. DF001
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    -4m^8/n^2

  26. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    yeah its perfect

  27. DF001
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    thank you

  28. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    your welcome:) if you still have any problem you can ask me

  29. DF001
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    |dw:1441172138967:dw| I want to ask one thing, my original problem had 4m^-2n

  30. DF001
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    but it seems m^2 is not negative, i was wondering if it was a typo since a^2*a^m=a^m+n

  31. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    pls post your original problem once more

  32. DF001
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    oh nevermind, it was a mistake, sorry. it was correct

  33. DF001
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    sorry, i read the wrong problem

  34. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    its okay

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