November 28th, 2016, 11:51 AM  #1 
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(e^2x + e^x) (e^2x + e^x) = 2 + e^x + e^x Why's the answer to this, not 3 ? It's seems to multiply out through the rest of the equation why not at the end? 
November 28th, 2016, 11:57 AM  #2 
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November 28th, 2016, 12:16 PM  #3 
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Ahhh well then maybe that's it... I calculated it to e^0 which is 1. How are you doing the super script btw? 
November 28th, 2016, 12:33 PM  #4 
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November 28th, 2016, 01:54 PM  #5 
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$\displaystyle e^x + e^{x} = 1$

November 28th, 2016, 01:56 PM  #6 
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I see display style ... Does it appear correctly to you guys? 
November 28th, 2016, 02:07 PM  #7 
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oh never mind refreshed it and it appeared correctly


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