Elementary Algebra

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ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 5 - Exponents and Polynomials - 5.2 - Multiplying Monomials - Problem Set 5.2 - Page 200: 24

Answer

-$\frac{20}{9}$$x^{3}$y

Work Step by Step

(-$\frac{5}{6}$x)($\frac{8}{3}$$x^{2}$y) = Use the exponent rule to simplify: $b^{n}$ $b^{m}$ = $b^{m+n}$ -$\frac{5}{6}$ $\times$ $\frac{8}{3}$ $\times$ $x^{1+2}$ $\times$ y = -$\frac{20}{9}$ $\times$ $x^{3}$ $\times$ y = -$\frac{20}{9}$$x^{3}$y
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