Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
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Chapter 5 - Section 5.2 - More Work with Exponents and Scientific Notation - Vocabulary, Readiness & Video Check: 3

Answer

$x^{9}$

Work Step by Step

We are given the expression $x^{4}\times x^{5}$. We can use the product rule to simplify, which holds that $a^{m}\times a^{n}=a^{m+n}$ (where a is a real number, and m and n are positive integers). $x^{4}\times x^{5}=x^{4+5}=x^{9}$
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