Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-2 Multiplying and Factoring - Standardized Test Prep - Page 484: 47



Work Step by Step

Multiply the coefficients and add the exponents. $8x^3(2x^2)=16x^{3+2}=16x^5$ The coefficient is the constant. The base in the variable. The exponent is the power applied to the base.
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