Posted by Margaret on Friday, December 31, 2010 at 3:15pm.
is x to the 4th power plus x to the 4th power equal to x to the 8th power?

math  Damon, Friday, December 31, 2010 at 4:54pm
NO!!!
x^4 + x^4
is two x^4 terms
in other words
2 x^4
but
x^4 * x^4 = x^(4+4) = x^8