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## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Multiply A Monomial By A Polynomial

If you have a rectangle with a width of and a length of , what is the area of the rectangle?

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**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

To find the area of a rectangle, multiply the length times the width. Therefore, you must multiply times . To do that, you must multiply the monomial times each part of the trinomial, like so:

### Example Question #1 : How To Multiply A Monomial By A Polynomial

Find the product:

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**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

Use the distributive property:

Simplify: don't forget to use the rules of multiplying exponents (add them)

### Example Question #71 : Variables

Find the product:

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**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

Find the product:

Use the distributive property:

When multiplying variables with exponents, add the exponents:

### Example Question #2 : Monomials

Find the product:

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**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

Find the product:

Use the distributive property:

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