**Multiplying Polynomials**

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**Multiply terms**

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Recall that the product of the two terms 3*x ^{4} *and 5

*x*is found by using the commutative and associative properties, along with the rules for exponents.

^{3}(3*x*^{4}) (5*x ^{3}*) = 3 . 5 .?

*x*

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^{4}*x*

^{3}=15*x ^{4+3}*

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=15*x*^{7}

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**Multiply any two polynomials**

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We use the distributive property to extend this process to find the product of any two polynomials.