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Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:00:02] Hi! :)
i am working on exponents and products of like bases. The ws that I am doing gives expressioons containing exponents that I need to simplify and I need help!!

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:00:06] Hi there!

[00:00:21] Welcome to Tutor.com !
Let's get started.

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:00:26] hello!

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:00:36] Hope your day is going great!

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:00:47] thanks!

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:01:20] You're welcome.

[00:01:28] So do you have any examples to work with today?

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:01:38] yes

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:02:00] Excellent.

[00:03:31] So..

[00:03:38] any idea where to go from here?

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:04:00] hmmm.

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:04:19] No worries.

[00:04:26] We'll work through it together.

[00:04:44] So find all the same letters..

[00:04:59] and add the numbers (exponents) together.

[00:05:03] For example...

[00:05:31] X^2.X^4

[00:05:34] is X^6

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:05:42] ohhh

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:05:43] because you add the exponents

[00:05:46] 2 and 4

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:06:04] so would it be x^9?

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:06:22] Yes!!

[00:06:26] Now do the Y's

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:06:43] y^5

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:06:54] You've got it!

[00:07:01] and just multiply the numbers together.

[00:07:05] combine everything

[00:07:08] and you're done :)

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:08:09] ohh so it would be 12 times x^9 times y^5

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:08:26] Perfect

[00:08:36] Nice job!

[00:08:46] so 12X^9Y^5

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:08:46] :)

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:08:58] :)

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:09:09] can we do another one?

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:09:20] Of course!!

[00:11:14] Will you be writing it on the board?

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:11:25] -2x^2y^4 times -3xy^4

[00:11:31] do u want me to?

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:11:50] If you want.

[00:11:57] Or you can just try and solve.

[00:12:00] Remember..

[00:12:04] if you have just X

[00:12:06] or just Y

[00:12:10] it's really like

[00:12:11] X^1

[00:12:14] or Y^1

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:12:24] okay

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:14:36] Would you like to try and answer?

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:14:46] sure!

[00:15:31] x^3y^8(-6)

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:15:48] Awesome!!

[00:15:55] Now I would put -6 up front

[00:16:01] "conventional"

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:16:16] okay

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:16:28] Nice job!!!

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:16:42] i think its making sense now

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:16:56] Yay!!

[00:17:04] It really appears like you're getting it!

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:17:12] :)

[00:17:21] i have a question thouh

[00:17:26] *though

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:17:30] Sure!!

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:18:51] my teacher taught me that if there is an expression with like bases, you keep the same base and just add the exponents (4^2. 4^3

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:19:06] Correct

[00:19:10] so X's

[00:19:13] Y's

[00:19:16] and even 4's

[00:19:22] we add the exponents

[00:19:26] of like bases..

[00:19:33] just like you've been doing with the letters.

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:19:51] ohhhh okay!

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:20:10] I love watching it come together with you.. you really are getting it!

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:20:29] thank you!!! :) :) :)

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:20:41] You are sooo welcome

[00:20:43] well done!

[00:20:50] Any other questions tonight?

Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:21:21] nope! i fully understand it now!

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:21:29] Awesome!!!

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Asha/Khalif (Customer)

[00:22:02] okay! have a nice night and thanks for the help :)

Erin D (Tutor)

[00:22:14] You're welcome :)

[00:22:17] Bye for now!