College Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.2: 43

Answer

$=9x^{4}y^{10}$

Work Step by Step

When a product is raised to a power, raise each factor to that power: $$(-3x^{2}y^{5})^{2}$$ $$=(-3)^{2}x^{(2\times2)}y^{(5\times2)}$$ $$=9x^{4}y^{10}$$
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