# How do you simplify (q^2)(2q^4)?

Jan 24, 2017

$2 {q}^{6}$
Use the property that states that ${a}^{b} \cdot {a}^{c} = {a}^{b + c}$
$2 {q}^{2} {q}^{4} = 2 {q}^{2 + 4} = 2 {q}^{6}$