College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.2 - Page 33: 45



Work Step by Step

When multiplying two exponential expressions, group factors with the same base: $$(3x^{4})(2x^{7})$$ $$=(3\times2)(x^{4}\times x^{7})$$ $$=6x^{(4+7)}$$ $$=6x^{11}$$
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