Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Properties of Integral Exponents - Exercise Set: 23

Answer

$-8a^{11}b^{8}c^4$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: The quotient rule of exponents states that: $\dfrac{a^m}{a^n}=a^{m-n}, a \ne 0$. Divide the numerical coefficients, and use the quotient rule to find: $=-8a^{12-1}b^{10-2}c^{8-4} \\=-8a^{11}b^{8}c^4$
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