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Do I distribute the exponent first or multiply in this equation: 2(x-3)^3 ?
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Exponent is first
Order of Operations:
Parenthesis, Exponents, Mult., Division,Addition, Subtraction.
so distribute the 2 then raise what's in the parentheses by 3?
First expand and simplify (x-3)^3 and then you can distribute the 2
okay thank you!
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