How do you find the product #c^2d^3(5cd^7-3c^3d^2-4d^3)#?

1 Answer
Dec 23, 2016

Answer:

#" "5c^3d^10" "-" "3c^5d^5" "-" "4c^2d^6#

Explanation:

#color(blue)("Explaining multiplication rules involving powers ")#

Using a numeric example:

Known that #2xx2=4#

#2xx2" is the same as "2^1xx2^1 =2^(1+1)=2^2=4#

Another example:
#3xx3xx3" is the same as "3^1xx3^1xx3^1 = 3^(1+1+1) = 3^3=27#

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#color(blue)("Answering the question")#

Given:#" "color(blue)(c^2d^3)color(brown)((5cd^7-3c^3d^2-4d^3))#

Multiply everything inside the bracket by #color(blue)(c^2d^3)#

#color(brown)(color(blue)(c^2d^3xx)5cd^7 " "- " "color(blue)(c^2d^3xx)3c^3d^2 " "- " "color(blue)(c^2d^3xx)4d^3)#

#" "5c^3d^10" "-" "3c^5d^5" "-" "4c^2d^6#