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Is this right? e multipled out oddly...

 Quote by Pengwuino oops yah i did... ill fix that but is that true? I can't seem to grasp it... and its midnight so i dont think i will be able to easily realize whats going on I was thinking that it should just be 3e^2t.... and I don't understand how it just got turned into e^4t
No, $$e^{2t} + 2 e^{2t}$$ would be equal to $$3 e^{2t}$$.
$$e^{2t} * 2 e^{2t} = 2 (e^{2t})^2 = 2 e^{4t}$$

Or for an even more straight forward example,
x + 2x = 3x
x * 2x = 2x^2