hi, i need to simplify 6a^3 x 2a^2

im not sure what i would do, i know i do 6/2=3 but i don't know what to do to the top numbers. can anyone help please?

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- Jan 31st 2010, 04:04 AMandyboy179simplifing expressions divide
hi, i need to simplify 6a^3 x 2a^2

im not sure what i would do, i know i do 6/2=3 but i don't know what to do to the top numbers. can anyone help please? - Jan 31st 2010, 04:38 AMe^(i*pi)
- Jan 31st 2010, 10:49 AMandyboy179
so if the question was 18a^-2 / 3a^-1 it would = 24a?

- Jan 31st 2010, 11:04 AMe^(i*pi)
- Jan 31st 2010, 11:06 AMandyboy179
- Jan 31st 2010, 11:11 AMe^(i*pi)
- Jan 31st 2010, 11:15 AMandyboy179
oh i understand now. cheers