Posted by katelynn on .
can someone help me simplify 2a^2b^3(4a^2+3ab^2ab)=? the first part of the answer is 8a^4

algebra1 
Reiny,
not quite, you forgot the b part
1st term  8a^4 b^3
etc. 
algebra1 
Steve,
2a^2b^3(4a^2+3ab^2ab)
= 2a^2b^3*4a^2
+ 2a^2b^3*3ab^2
 2a^2b^3*ab
= 8a^4b^3 + 6a^3b^5  2a^3b^4 
algebra1 
katelynn,
i don't know whats after that i got +6a^3b^52a^3b^4. is it right?

algebra1 
katelynn,
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