# Multiplying Exponents/checking

• Aug 26th 2009, 05:04 AM
NotThatGood
Multiplying Exponents/checking
Multiply.
(-3t)squared(4t^5)squared
(9t^2)(16t^10)
I have a tendency to want to keep going when I should stop....can I continue by multiplying 9t and 16t
to get
144^12 ?
• Aug 26th 2009, 05:17 AM
skeeter
Quote:

Originally Posted by NotThatGood
Multiply.
(-3t)squared(4t^5)squared
(9t^2)(16t^10)
I have a tendency to want to keep going when I should stop....can I continue by multiplying 9t and 16t
to get
144^12 ?

$
144t^{12}
$