SAT Math : How to multiply a monomial by a polynomial

Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Variables

Multiply:

Explanation:

Distribute the monomial through the polynomial.

Example Question #1 : Variables

Evaluate:

Explanation:

Distribute the monomial through each term inside the parentheses.

Example Question #2131 : Sat Mathematics

Multiply the monomials:

Explanation:

In order to multiply this, we can simply multiply the coefficients together and the  variables together.  Anytime we multiply a variable of the same base, we can add the exponents.

Simplify the right side.

Distribute: