What is 3n(8n to the 2nd power-2n)? How did you get this?
The given problem is ambiguous because of the way it is worded. 8n to the second power can be written as 8n2 or (8n)2. It can be written in 2 ways.
a. 3n(8n2-2n) or
Now multiply the ...
This shows how to simplify polynomial exponents.