- Rule 3:
- When there are two or more exponents to the same base,
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- Example 5:
can be written . According to Rule 1, we can add the exponents. can now be
According to Rule 3, we could have gone directly to the answer by
multiplying the exponents. .
- Example 6:
Simplify . According to Rule 3,
the answer is .
- Example 7:
Simplify . The expression can be
written . You could go
directly to the answer by multiplying all the exponents.
- Example 8:
- Simplify . The solution is as follows:
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