Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.6 Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set 5.6: 26

Answer

$8$

Work Step by Step

(i) $a^m \cdot a^n = a^{m+n}$ Use rule (i) to find: $=2^{5+(-2)} \\=2^3 \\=8$
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