Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.4 - Multiplying Polynomials - 4.4 Exercises: 12

Answer

$-12a^4-3a^5$

Work Step by Step

Using $a(b+c)=ab+ac$ or the Distributive Property, the product of the given expression, $ -3a^4(4+a) ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -3a^4(4)-3a^4(a) \\\\= -12a^4-3a^5 .\end{array}
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