## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping - Exercise Set: 72

#### Answer

-14$y^{4}$

#### Work Step by Step

1. Multiply the numerals: 7 x -2 = =14 2. Add the exponents of the variables with the same base: 1 + 3 = 4, so y x $y^{3}$ = $y^{4}$ 3. Combine the numerals and the variables: -14$y^{4}$

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