Algebra 1

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ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

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

Answer

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