Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 8

Answer

$3^{8}$

Work Step by Step

We are given the expression $3^{3}\times3^{5}$. We can use the product rule to simplify, which holds that $a^{m}\times a^{n}=a^{m+n}$. In this example, $a=3$, $m=3$, and $n=5$. $3^{3+5}=3^{8}$
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