Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.2 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notations - 4.2 Exercise Set: 40

Answer

$25$

Work Step by Step

Using the laws of exponents, the given expression, $ 5^{-8}\cdot5^{10} $, is equivalent to \begin{array}{l} 5^{-8+10} \\\\= 5^{2} \\\\= 25 .\end{array}
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