Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - Test: Chapter 1: 32

Answer

$16x^4$

Work Step by Step

The given expression, $ (-2x)^4 $, simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (-2x)(-2x)(-2x)(-2x) \\\\= (-2)(-2)(-2)(-2)x\cdot x\cdot x\cdot x \\\\= 16x^4 .\end{array}
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