# How do you multiply # ( 2 sqrt x) ( 5 sqrt x ^3 )#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 27, 2016

Convert to fractional exponents, and then use the law of exponents concerning multiplication.

#### Explanation:

First things first we write:

The constant terms can be multiplied directly giving

Then the laws of exponents tell us that two of the same base are multiplied, there exponents are summed, or:

So our final answer is