Rule 3:
When there are two or more exponents to the same base, multiply them.

Example 9:
Simplify the following expression. tex2html_wrap_inline35 .

Simplify the numerator to tex2html_wrap_inline37. Simplify the denominator to tex2html_wrap_inline39.
Now rewrite the original fraction as tex2html_wrap_inline41 which in turn can be written as tex2html_wrap_inline43

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