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: 120

Answer

When an exponent is raised to a power, multiply the exponent and the power and retain the base. (Refer to the step by step part for an example.)

Work Step by Step

When an exponent is raised to a power, multiply the exponent and the power and retain the base. Example: $(3^2)^4=3^{2\cdot 4} = 3^8$
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