Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter 4 - Section 4.4 - Multiplying Polynomials - 4.4 Exercises: 5

Answer

$-24m^{5}$

Work Step by Step

We are given the expression $-8m^{3}(3m^{2})$. We can group like terms and then simplify. $-8\times3\times m^{3} \times m^{2}$ Next, we can use the product rule for exponents to multiply the exponents. $-24\times m^{3+2}=-24m^{5}$
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