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 4 - Polynomials - 4.5 Multiplication of Polynomials - 4.5 Exercise Set: 16

Answer

$-x^{8}$

Work Step by Step

The product of the given expression, $ (-x^5)(x^3) $, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (-1)(1)x^{5+3} \\\\= -x^{8} .\end{array}
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