## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$$-35x^{11}$$
First, we multiply the coefficients: $$-35(x^3)(x^8)$$ Next, we use the product rule for exponents, which states that if the bases of two monomials are the same, we can add the exponents and keep the variable: $$-35(x^{3 + 8})$$ Simplify by adding the exponents: $$-35x^{11}$$