   Chapter 4.CM, Problem 7CM

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

For Problems 5-14, perform the indicated operations and then simplify. ( 2 x 2 y ) ( − x y 4 )

To determine

To simplify:

The expression (2x2y)(xy4).

Explanation

Approach:

The polynomial expressions can be simplified by the help of basic algebra.

The formula used in the given expression to simplify is given below:

am×an=am+n

Calculation:

The given expression is (2x2y)(xy4).

Add the power of similar base by using the formula:am×an=am+n,

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