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Factoring is the opposite of FOILing.  If you look at the factors (x+2)(x+5) and FOIL it (First, Outer, Inner, Last) you will end up with x2+5x+2x+10 which simplifies to x2+7x+10.  In your case, they give you the polynomial FOILed out and you have to...

The standard form of a line is Ax+By=C and we want to make sure A, B and C are integers (whole numbers). We also want A to be positive. You currently have a fraction in your problem so I would suggest multiplying by 3 on both sides as your first step so you can get rid of the fraction and only deal...

10m^4* (2m^5)^6 (answer)

When solving a problem like this you must remember order of operations.  Most people remember PEMDAS (parenthesis, exponent, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction).  Because you have parenthesis you must do that operation first so we will look at (2m^5)^6.  The 6 gets...