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: 99

Answer

$3x^{10}$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: (i) $\dfrac{a^m}{a^n} = a^{m-n}. a \ne0$ Divide the coefficients by each other and the variables by each other to obtain: $=\dfrac{6}{2} \cdot x^{2-(-8)} \\=3 \cdot x^{2+8} \\=3x^{10}$
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