Hello can I simplify this any further? 24a^12 b^18 -2a^2 b^3 +1 ? is this the answer 22a^10 b^15 + 1 or is this wrong?
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Originally Posted by wolfhound Hello can I simplify this any further? 24a^12 b^18 -2a^2 b^3 +1 ? is this the answer 22a^10 b^15 + 1 or is this wrong? hello you can factorize ,
Originally Posted by Raoh hello you can factorize , Hello Thank you But just a question for future,can I take away like I did to get 22a^10 b^15 + 1 or is this not allowed?
Last edited by wolfhound; Dec 13th 2009 at 06:57 AM.
Originally Posted by wolfhound Hello Thank you But just a question for future,can I take away like I did to get 22^10 + b^15 + 1 or is this not allowed? would you please be clear ,what do you mean by ? in any case you can't go any further than the factorization i gave you (i think).
Originally Posted by wolfhound Hello Thank you But just a question for future,can I take away like I did to get 22^10 + b^15 + 1 or is this not allowed? No, you can only add and subtract the bases, or the leading coefficient of the x term if the power and the variables are the same. For example you can do: BUT YOU CANNOT DO:
I forgot the letter a sorry
Originally Posted by millerst No, you can only add and subtract the bases, or the leading coefficient of the x term if the power and the variables are the same. For example you can do: BUT YOU CANNOT DO: 24a^12 b^18 -2a^2 b^3 +1 ? is this answer 22a^10 b^15 + 1 wrong?
Originally Posted by wolfhound 24a^12 b^18 -2a^2 b^3 +1 ? is this answer 22a^10 b^15 + 1 wrong? yes it's wrong.
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