Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
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Chapter R - Elementary Algebra Review - R.4 Polynomials - R.4 Exercise Set: 52

Answer

$a^5b+a^2b^3-a^3b^2-2a^2b^2$

Work Step by Step

Using the Distributive Property, the given expression, $ a^2b(a^3+b^2-ab-2b) ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} a^2b(a^3)+a^2b(b^2)+a^2b(-ab)+a^2b(-2b) \\\\= a^5b+a^2b^3-a^3b^2-2a^2b^2 .\end{array}
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