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Use the product rule to simplify the expression

Use the product rule to simplify the expression.
(-4x^4p^6)(6y^5x^2)

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Bill M. | College instructor with 20 years experience in math, physics, comCollege instructor with 20 years experie...
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Okay, if I am reading the problem correctly
 
(-4x4p6)(6y5x2) = -24x6p6y5
 
 
Randi R. | Patient, dedicated math tutor for a variety of learning stylesPatient, dedicated math tutor for a vari...
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(-4x4p6)(6y5x2)
 
The product rule states that when multiplying 2 powers that have the same base, you can add the exponents.
 
Rearrange the question to group common bases
(-4)(6)(x4+2)(y5)(p6)
 
Multiply and solve
-24x6y5p6