Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 4 - Section 4.4 - Multiplying Polynomials - 4.4 Exercises: 6

Answer

$-20p^{6}$

Work Step by Step

We are given the expression $-4p^{2}(5p^{4})$. We can group like terms and then simplify. $-4\times5\times p^{2} \times p^{4}$ Next, we can use the product rule for exponents to multiply the exponents. $-20\times p^{2+4}=-20p^{6}$
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