## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-3 Multiplying Binomials - Lesson Check - Page 501: 7

#### Answer

The degree of p(x) × q(x) is the sum of their degrees according to the multiplication property of exponents.

#### Work Step by Step

According to the multiplication property of exponents $$x^m×x^n=x^{m+n}$$ Therefore, the degree of p(x)×q(x) is the sum of their degrees according to the rule of the multiplication property of exponents.

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