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(2x)(2y) is the exact same as (2)(x)(2)(y) since they are all multiplication, which can be rearranged in any order, so this is also the same as (2)(2)(x)(y), which is the same as (4)(x)(y), so in the end:


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Q: When doing an algebraic expression do you need to simplify it help really desperate Like 2x times 2y is it equals to 4xy or 2x times 2y?
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