Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 10

Answer

$a^{11}$

Work Step by Step

We are given the expression $a^{2}\times a^{9}$. We can use the product rule to simplify, which holds that $a^{m}\times a^{n}=a^{m+n}$. In this example, $m=2$ and $n=9$. $a^{2+9}=a^{11}$
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