Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.6 Exponents and Scientific Notation - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 6

Answer

False $2^3\cdot2^5=2^{8}$

Work Step by Step

$a^m \cdot a^n = a^{m+n}$ Thus, the given statement is false since applying the rule above gives us: $2^3\cdot2^5=2^{3+5} = 2^8$
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