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    I think I am getting this! But before I get excited, please check while I apply it to one of the problems:

    8w^10
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    2w^4

    ?= 4w^6

    Maybe it's not quite right, but I am on the way. Now explain where I am going wrong if you please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JadeKiara View Post
    I think I am getting this! But before I get excited, please check while I apply it to one of the problems:

    8w^10
    ------
    2w^4

    ?= 4w^6

    Maybe it's not quite right, but I am on the way. Now explain where I am going wrong if you please.
    that's correct

    try the others
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    Oh, wow!!!
    I will post my other answers after dinner, so I will be back on in an hour or two.

    Thank you so much, you have stuck by me until I finally got what is a ridiculously easy answer to you!

    See you soon!

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    I have returned

    Okay, I have returned...

    With 2x^6 multiplied by 5x / 10x^4,
    I so far have
    2g^6

    Is this end of simplifying? I cannot see any other ways to do so.
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    As for:

    2x^6 multiplied by 5x, divided by 10x^4
    I got x^3

    Is this right?

    Are you still there?
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    Can someone please help me?
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    Also, before for number 5 I need help. I meant:

    20d^8e^6
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    2d^2e X 5d^2e^2

    Anyone, please I only have half an hour. It is 8:42 here and I have until 9:15 pm. Help!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by JadeKiara View Post
    As for:

    2x^6 multiplied by 5x, divided by 10x^4
    I got x^3

    Is this right?

    Are you still there?
    that's right
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    Quote Originally Posted by JadeKiara View Post
    Also, before for number 5 I need help. I meant:

    20d^8e^6
    ---------------
    2d^2e X 5d^2e^2

    Anyone, please I only have half an hour. It is 8:42 here and I have until 9:15 pm. Help!!!!
    you are to try this, are you not? we'll tell you if you are right or wrong
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    Quote Originally Posted by JadeKiara View Post
    I so far have
    2g^6
    this is for which problem? the (2g^2)^2 problem? i already directed you with that one. please look back at post #11
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    So... Umm...

    This would then be: 2^2 X g^4 ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JadeKiara View Post


    So... Umm...

    This would then be: 2^2 X g^4 ?
    yes...but don't you find writing 2^2 to be awkward?
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    Is that the end of that? Where do I go from there? I am not sure about the 2. And well yes, it is awkward, but I don't know how to do it otherwise. Remember I am new please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JadeKiara View Post
    Is that the end of that? Where do I go from there? I am not sure about the 2. And well yes, it is awkward, but I don't know how to do it otherwise. Remember I am new please.
    are you not aware of what integer powers mean? 2^2 = 2*2 = 4

    3^2 = 3*3 = 9

    4^2 = 4*4 = 16

    etc

    see the pattern? the power 2 says multiply something by itself.

    now try the other problems, i'm going to leave soon
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    *Child inside me screaming (Gimme the answer please mister)* Here are my attempts too:

    20d^8e^6
    ---------------
    2d^2e X 5d^2e^2

    I don't know... Is the denominator d^43^3?

    4 X (g^2)^2 <<< What do I do with these twos?
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