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    Simplify using index laws.

    Hello everybody! Im new here and new to this algebra math stuff. can u help me out please?

    I need to know the answer to this problem and the process you used to solve it.


    Simplify:

    (3x^4y^2)(2x^2y)^3


    If you could please help me I have a test tomorrow! Please. Thank you!
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    = (3x^4y^2)(2)^3(x^2)^3(y)^3)

    Now simplify by collecting the numbers, x terms and y terms.
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    Quote Originally Posted by larry1994 View Post
    Hello everybody! Im new here and new to this algebra math stuff. can u help me out please?

    I need to know the answer to this problem and the process you used to solve it.

    Simplify:

    (3x^4y^2)(2x^2y)^3

    If you could please help me I have a test tomorrow! Please. Thank you!
    Apply the rules (a^n)^m = a^{mn} and a^n \cdot a^m = a^{n + m} that you should have learned (reviewing examples from your classnotes and textbook will help).
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