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2x × 6x = ?
What is 2x times 6x?


Here we will do more than give you the solution to 2x × 6x. We will also explain and teach you how we came up with the answer, so you can understand it and solve similar problems in the future without help.

In this problem, 2 and 6 are the coefficients and two Xs are the variables. When a coefficient is next to a variable there is an invisible multiplication sign. So you could rewrite the problem as follows:

2 × x × 6 × x =

So now you can multiply what are the same. You can multiply the coefficients together and the x variables together as follows:

2 × 6 = 12

x × x = x2


Then you put the answers together and make the multiplication sign invisible again to get the following answer:

2x × 6x = 12x2


Do you think you can do it on your own now? If so, try the next problem on our list: What is 2x times 7x



More information
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If you multiply two same variables with exponents, you simply keep the variable and add the exponents. Also x with no exponent is the same as x1.

Here are some problems with answers that you should know based on what you learned on this page:

2x × 6x2 = 12x3

2x × 6x3 = 12x4

2x × 6x4 = 12x5

2x2 × 6x = 12x3

2x2 × 6x2 = 12x4

2x2 × 6x3 = 12x5

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