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2-7.

Benjamin is taking Algebra 1 and is stuck on the problem shown below. Examine his work so far and help him by showing and explaining the remaining steps. Homework Help ✎

  • Original problem: Simplify (3a−2b)3.

  • He knows that (3a−2b)3 = (3a−2b)(3a−2b)(3a−2b). Now what?

  • Use the Associative and Commutative Properties to rewrite the expression.

    3 · 3 · 3 · a-2 · a-2· a-2· b · b · b

    Simplify.